Fair gates open

Plenty of family fun on tap through Sat.at the fairgrounds IMLAY CITY — Hours before the official start of the Eastern Michigan State Fair on Tuesday, July 23, Fair staff and 4-H parents and kids were busy prepping the grounds and preparing their animals for the...

Firefighters raise $11,000 for alarms

IMLAY CITY — Since the devastating fire that claimed four children’s lives at Maple Grove Estates in February, the Imlay City Firemen’s Association has spearheaded a fundraising campaign to purchase and install free smoke detectors in every residence at...

Costs of Almont water leak less than feared

Total bill is expected to be around $20,000 ALMONT — Village officials are breathing a sigh of relief in the aftermath of a water line break that leaked about 100,000 gallons a day for more than two months. Village Manager Mike Connors reported Thursday, April 4, that...

Auction brings in $17,000 for Busker Fest

Fundraiser supports June 14-15 event in Imlay City IMLAY CITY/LUM — The bidding was lively at Saturday’s (April 6) 2019 Busker Fest Auction at Castle Creek Golf Club. Sponsored by the Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce, money raised from the evening’s...

Belle Valley Band to perform Sunday

IMLAY CITY — Members of the Belle Valley Community Band return to the concert stage at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7, for its 2019 “Spring Concert” at the Imlay City High School. In their role as the Tri-City Area’s traditional harbingers of spring,...