Water, sewer rates rising in Imlay City

Commission reluctantly okays a 9% increase for residents, Vlasic   IMLAY CITY — Following some mildly contentious discussion about when and by how much to raise next year’s sewer and water rates, city commissioners voted 5-2 on Wednesday (Nov. 6) to raise rates...

Country Smoke House eyes spring reopening

Business owners are still seeking other product-making locations   ALMONT — Steve and Sue Francis, owners of the Country Smoke House, continue to seek alternate locations to make product following the October 4 fire that caused extensive damage to the business’s...

Keihin opens eyes of students

Keihin Manufacturing staff hosts its fifth annual student outreach     CAPAC — So what’s it like to work at a modern manufacturing plant? And just what types of skills and knowledge base are required to land a position at such a plant? And of course, how much...

Students salute our hometown veterans

ICHS rolls out the red, white and blue carpet IMLAY CITY — Students and staff at Imlay City High School rolled out the red, white and blue carpet for local veterans on Thursday, October 24. The school’s Veterans’ Honor Roll Reception has become a pre-Veterans Day...

Imlay business moves to iconic Almont location

Backyard Creations relocates to former Almont Saddlery building Business owners Chris and Jaason Bishop are hoping a move to Almont will translate to more foot traffic and increased business revenue. Their plans are to move into the eastern portion of the building in...