Work on sanitary sewer resumes

Crews back after brief shutdown; Digging manholes   IMLAY CITY — Work continues along the M-53 corridor between the railroad viaduct and Fifth St. Heavy equipment has been in place since late last year as crews with Boddy Construction continue work on a sanitary...

Imlay City, Almont voters faced with some tough local decisions

Public Safety and school bond questions on ballots   TRI-CITY AREA — The first of three elections in the State of Michigan will be held next Tuesday, February 27. The Presidential Primary race is not the only thing on the ballot locally. In Imlay City and Almont,...

Imlay has three state qualifiers

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City wrestling team will send three of their wrestlers to the Division 3 state finals March 1-2 at Ford Field in Detroit. They saw to it they would qualify, registering top-four weight class placings last Saturday at a regional hosted by Hazel...

Helzer advances to state mat finals

CAPAC — Capac advanced one girl grappler to the upcoming individual state finals March 1-2 at Ford Field in Detroit. She earned the right to test her mat skills there with a top-four weight class finish last Sunday at an individual wrestling regional hosted by Howell...

Times Updates

M-53 head-on crash claims life of two men

M-53 head-on crash claims life of two men

  67-year old Almont man one of the two victims ALMONT TWP. — A 67-year old Almont man is one of two people that passed away as a result of head-on crash in Almont Township Thursday evening. This is at least the second fatal car crash in Almont Twp. in the past...

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News

Work on sanitary sewer resumes

Work on sanitary sewer resumes

Crews back after brief shutdown; Digging manholes   IMLAY CITY — Work continues along the M-53 corridor between the railroad viaduct and Fifth St. Heavy equipment has been in place since late last year as crews with Boddy Construction continue work on a sanitary...

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Winners announced ahead of Chamber Gala

Winners announced ahead of Chamber Gala

Tickets available for event at Castle Creek   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Gala will honor the winners of this year’s Citizen of the Year, Organization of the Year and Merit Award. The Gala will be held on March 9, at Castle Creek Golf Club,...

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New security system tested in Almont

New security system tested in Almont

District and authorities work to keep everyone safe   ALMONT — For motorists driving past the Almont school district last week, they may have noticed some flashing lights and a police presence. There was no need for alarm as school and law enforcement officials...

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Sports

Spartans get by Broncos, 62-49

Spartans get by Broncos, 62-49

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City registered a 62-49 triumph against visiting North Branch in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity boys’ basketball contest on Tuesday, February 13. With the outcome, Imlay City improves to 14-5 and 8-3. North Branch falls to 10-8 and 5-6. In...

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Imlay has three state qualifiers

Imlay has three state qualifiers

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City wrestling team will send three of their wrestlers to the Division 3 state finals March 1-2 at Ford Field in Detroit. They saw to it they would qualify, registering top-four weight class placings last Saturday at a regional hosted by Hazel...

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Dryden clinches share of NCTL title

Dryden clinches share of NCTL title

DRYDEN — The Dryden varsity boys’ basketball team saw to it that they would clinch at least a share of the North Central Thumb League Stars Division title at night’s end, accomplishing the feat with a 76-47 rout of host Deckerville last Friday night. With the outcome,...

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Capac falls to Brown City on road

Capac falls to Brown City on road

CAPAC — Capac’s varsity boys’ basketball fell by a 68-52 count to host Brown City in a Greater Thumb Conference East Division varsity boys’ basketball matchup last Friday night. With the result, Brown City improves to 9-10 and 6-5. Capac slips to 10-9 and 6-6. In...

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Columns

Vote, but be civil when sharing your opinions

Let’s be clear with two things right from the get go. First, this column is my opinion and mine alone. In NO way is it a reflection of anything to do with the Tri-City Times. Secondly, I have no dog in either of these issues/races. Controversial elections seldom breed...

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Report to the Community for 2023

January began with a request for assistance in reorganizing and rearranging the museum. Carolyn Rayl, Gary Kimery, Pat Spencer and Mike Swanger have helped throughout the year in making the museum a more organized and inviting space. Lynn Nolin and Pat Milton have...

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Consolation in grief

We married young. He of twenty-three years. I, less than a month shy of my twenty-first birthday. The year prior, I first laid eyes upon Melvin Underwood in the student union at Central Michigan University. He, enrolled in CMU's Master's Degree in Business...

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Almont’s school buildings-1985 to present

In the first half of 1985, a staff member issued a complaint to the State Fire Marshall about a condition at the school. The Fire Marshall came to the school and reviewed the complaint. After completion of his investigation, he issued a list of 20 violations to...

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Opinion

Remain reasonable with your letters to the editor

Letters to the editor can be a valuable tool for both the newspaper and the communities we cover. The feature may also be one of the best read sections of the newspaper, while at the same time being one of the most misunderstood. Just the other day in chatting with a...

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Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

We've all heard stories of people, who for whatever reason, have told children that Santa Claus wasn't real (and then told them neither was the Easter Bunny or the Tooth Fairy). It kind of made us wonder why in the world anyone thought that was a good idea? And then...

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Americans should be counting their blessings

This Christmas, possibly more than others before, brings added meaning and a greater appreciation for our families and friends and the unique blessings we share as Americans. We’re often reminded by our pastors, priests and other spiritual leaders that it is only...

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Obituaries

Robert William Kramer, 29

Robert William Kramer, 29

Robert William Kramer, 29, of Attica, passed away unexpectedly on February 10, 2024. He was born on January 1, 1995, to parents Kurt Kramer and Margaret (Kwilos) Plonkey. Rob graduated from North Branch High School, class of 2013. He most recently worked for IGS...

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Gerald Ray Lamphere, 90

Gerald Ray Lamphere, 90

Gerald Ray Lamphere, 90, of Sterling Heights died February 18, 2024. Loving husband of Shirley for 70 years. Dear father of Debra Rogers, Dawn Stewart (Gary), David Lamphere, and Denise Moilanen (Steve). Grandfather of Lauren Novak (Rob), Rachel Moilanen, and Sarah...

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Ernst M. Faigle, 81

Ernst M. Faigle, 81

Ernst M. Faigle, 81, of Dryden, peacefully joined his beloved wife in heaven the evening of Thursday, February 15, 2024, surrounded by family at McLaren Lapeer Region Hospital. "Ernie/Dad/ Mark/Bro" was born April 13, 1942, in Cincinnati, OH, the son of Ernst and Iris...

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Linda Beth (Herman) Poehler, 79

Linda Beth (Herman) Poehler, 79

Linda Beth (Herman) Poehler, 79, of Bridgeport, IL, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2024, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN. Linda was born on February 26, 1944, in Pontiac, MI, the daughter of Paul Wilhelm and Marie (Walsam) Herman. She married Larry...

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Legal Notices

LYNN TOWNSHIP – THE LYNN TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION

LYNN TOWNSHIP THE LYNN TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will conduct it regularly scheduled meetings on March 20, 2024, June 19, 2024, September 18, 2024, and December 18, 2024, 7 p.m. at the Lynn Township Hall 13995 Yale Rd. Individuals with disabilities may contact the...

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