Knee high by the Fourth of July, plus much more

Rainy weather, hot days proves to be perfect recipe   TRI-CITY AREA — It’s a saying that has been around for generations and is still used today as somewhat of a measuring stick for area corn crops. Most will agree knee high by the Fourth of July has meant if...

ICS summer learning having a great time

Cosmic putt-putt; under the sea experiences   Editor’s note: The following article was submitted by Dr. Dina Tallis-ICS Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction.   IMLAY CITY — Summer learning is in full swing at Imlay City Schools and students are...

All-Area girls’ track team selected

TRI-CITY AREA — Suffice it to say that there certainly was no shortage of talent among Tri-City Times girls’ track teams this fall. Here is a look at who earned a spot on the 2024 edition of The Tri-City Times All-Area lineup and the credentials they amassed en route...

Goldstein, Bone are recognized

ALMONT — Almont’s Manny Goldstein earned a spot on the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association Division 3 All-State lineup which was announced recently. He provided Almont with a 40.7 average per nine-hole round this spring. That left him second on the...

Times Updates

Attica Days Festival this weekend

Not only is this a two day festival but it incorporates the whole family, with the Attica Fire Department Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, also at the main stage dB’s LIVE presents music by Moody Tuesday. There will be lots of vendors of crafts and food. The Imlay City...

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News

ICS summer learning having a great time

ICS summer learning having a great time

Cosmic putt-putt; under the sea experiences   Editor’s note: The following article was submitted by Dr. Dina Tallis-ICS Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction.   IMLAY CITY — Summer learning is in full swing at Imlay City Schools and students are...

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Kerbyson to remain as manager

Kerbyson to remain as manager

Contract approved; separation from former manager   ALMONT — Dale Kerbyson will be staying put in Almont. The Almont Village Council approved a contract with current village manager Dale Kerbyson for a period of 12 months, which began on July 1. Kerbyson has been...

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Fair set to roll into town in two weeks

Fair set to roll into town in two weeks

EMSF schedule has something for everyone   IMLAY CITY — The Eastern Michigan State Fair is set to open for business in less than two weeks and is sure to delight visitors of all ages. The fair runs July 23 -27 at the fairgrounds in Imlay City, near the...

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Sports

All-Area girls’ track team selected

All-Area girls’ track team selected

TRI-CITY AREA — Suffice it to say that there certainly was no shortage of talent among Tri-City Times girls’ track teams this fall. Here is a look at who earned a spot on the 2024 edition of The Tri-City Times All-Area lineup and the credentials they amassed en route...

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Goldstein, Bone are recognized

Goldstein, Bone are recognized

ALMONT — Almont’s Manny Goldstein earned a spot on the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association Division 3 All-State lineup which was announced recently. He provided Almont with a 40.7 average per nine-hole round this spring. That left him second on the...

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Boettcher excels for Davenport

Boettcher excels for Davenport

TRI-CITY AREA — The Davenport University women’s track team, which lists former Dryden High School standout Erin Boettcher on its roster claimed a sixth-place finish at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships recently. The meet,...

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All-BWAC softball squad is announced

All-BWAC softball squad is announced

TRI-CITY AREA — The following softball players gained selection to the All-Blue Water Area Conference squad which was chosen recently: First team- Katie Shuboy, Richmond; Liz Shuboy, Richmond; Ashley Staffeco, Richmond; Emmi Hildreth, Richmond; Kenna Bommarito,...

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Columns

Within the fold

This July 6 marked twenty-four years without my firstborn daughter, Rebecca Jane. The date perennially recalls a knock on the bedroom door where my husband and I slept as houseguests in Cincinnati, Ohio. "Iris, Mel…it's Pauline," my friend said timidly. I sat up in...

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Mildred Joy Hough Wilson – Almont’s English teacher

Mildred Joy Hough–normally called Joy–was born on May 19, 1917, in Romeo, Michigan to Walter King Hough (1883-1967) and Mildred Geraldine Wells Hough (1889-1962). She was their third child and first daughter of five children. Joy’s great grandfather, Walter King Hough...

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Delicious traditions

Raised on an Appalachian farm, my mother would speak of her family's beloved milk cow while raising my four sisters and me. She'd stand in our suburban kitchen, pour Twin Pines milk into our glasses and say, "This o' runny milk can't compare to what I grew up on."...

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Opinion

Stay safe this Fourth of July

The skies will be filled with fireworks, both legal and illegal, as they have for decades. People look forward to the holidays to light off the explosives that light up the sky with beautiful colors, causing ooohs and ahhs from those watching. With new laws in place...

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Are they ready for the world?

Graduation ceremonies are about to unfold in our communities. A time of tears, cheers and extreme pride. We’re confident the speeches will be fabulous, most have been in the past. Young men and women standing before their community and classmates, offering insight...

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20 Years Ago Today

Editor’s note: The following news stories were featured in the May 26, 2004 edition of the Tri-City Times. • In Imlay City, the second in a series of stories on the Hispanic population features some of the services available. The Hispanic Services Center has been in...

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True purpose of Memorial Day

Editors Note: This was sent to us by Eve Caster, formerly of Brown City, and was published in May of 2023 in the Sun-Journal a daily newspaper in Nevada. Eve reads the Tri-City Times online and asked if we would like to share this with our readers. You would hope that...

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Obituaries

Jon-Paul Battaglia, 38

Jon-Paul Battaglia, 38

Jon-Paul Battaglia, age 38, of Ray Township, MI died suddenly as a result of an accident Thursday, July 4, 2024. Jon-Paul was born February 13, 1986, in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. He is the son of Anthony and Deanna Lynn (Prell) Battaglia. He grew up in Warren, MI. The...

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William Conner, 82

William Conner, 82

William Conner, age 82, of Imlay City, MI, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at his home. William Douglas Conner was born March 25, 1942m in Lum, MI. He is the son of the late Harmon and the late Annabell (Schwerin) Conner. William...

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Mayo “Buck” Krumenaker, 95

Mayo “Buck” Krumenaker, 95

Mayo "Buck" Krumenaker, age 95, of Imlay City, MI, died Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Stonegate Health Campus of Lapeer, MI. Mayo Walter Krumenaker was born August 13, 1928, in Ann Arbor, MI. He is the son of the late Ernest and the late Clara (Pulcer) Krumenaker. Buck...

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Albert Leo Joseph Blanchette, 88

Albert Leo Joseph Blanchette, 88

Albert Leo Joseph Blanchette, age 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home. He was born November 1, 1935, in Windsor, Canada, the son of Romeo and Eugenie (Martin) Blanchette. He enlisted in the United State Air Force and was honorably...

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Legal Notices

ATTICA TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Attica Township Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing at 6 p.m., July 25, 2024, at the Attica Township Hall located at 4350 Peppermill Road, Attica, MI. The Public Hearing is to consider the following request: An...

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ATTICA TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ATTICA TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Attica Township Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing at 6:30 p.m., July 25, 2024, at the Attica Township Hall located at 4350 Peppermill Road, Attica, MI. The Public Hearing is to...

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