Sunny skies, flowers attract marketgoers

Imlay City’s Farmers Market enjoys a busy opening day IMLAY CITY — Mother Nature could not have been more hospitable for the opening of the Imlay City Farmers Market on Thursday, May 21. With temperatures hovering around 70 degrees and nary a cloud in the sky, large...

Almont’s graduation was ‘virtual’ success

View ceremony in entirety Sunday, May 31 at 5 p.m. ALMONT — In the absence of traditional commencement exercises, Almont High School Principal Liz Gallagher described their May 14-17 “virtual” graduation ceremony as a success. While she still holds out some hope for a...

Youth is arrested for gas station break-in

Police, K-9 dog help track down 16-year-old suspect IMLAY CITY — A 16-year-old Imlay City youth has been arrested for breaking into the Exxon gas station at 110 E. Capac Rd. on Sunday, May 24. Police Chief Scott Pike reported that at around 2:56 a.m., Officer Sara...

Fair, other summer events still on hold

TRI-CITY AREA — With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, uncertainty remains about the status of several local events scheduled for this summer of 2020. Cancellations Organizers of Imlay City’s Busker Fest (June 12-13), Almont’s Homecoming Festival (Aug. 8), and...

Youatt resigns as manager

City leader announces plan to step down on June 30th IMLAY CITY — City Manager Tom Youatt has announced that he is resigning his position, effective June 30. Youatt said he advised Imlay City commissioners of his decision on Friday, May 15, via email and telephone...