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Honors bestowed at banquet

Honors bestowed at banquet

Retirees Pat Benson, Bob Tanis acknowledged for fire service   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Fire Department honored a pair of recent retirees at the department’s annual awards banquet, held at Cedar Lanes on Sunday (Jan. 23) afternoon. The honorees were veteran...

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Safe, secure schools on everyone’s minds

Safe, secure schools on everyone’s minds

Almont district hosts community forum to address student safety   ALMONT — A relatively small audience attended the Jan. 19 School Safety Forum at Almont High School. The community forum was scheduled shortly after the recent shooting deaths of four students at...

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Mandate set to expire

Mandate set to expire

Masking will no longer be required in St. Clair County schools after Friday   TRI-CITY AREA — St. Clair County’s K-12 mask mandate, due to expire on Friday, will not be extended, the health department announced yesterday. Dr. Annette Mercatante, Medical Health...

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One road, multiple culvert projects on tap for 2022

One road, multiple culvert projects on tap for 2022

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Other than one resurfacing project, the St. Clair County Road Commission will spend most of 2022 tackling culvert replacement work in Berlin, Mussey and Lynn townships. This summer, the county agency plans to resurface a short portion of Capac Road,...

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Vlasic employees give boost to the Polly Ann

Vlasic employees give boost to the Polly Ann

Conagra Brands is donating $5,000 for trail maintenance   IMLAY CITY — Conagra Brands, owner of Vlasic Foods in Imlay City, has donated $5,000 for continued improvements and maintenance to the Polly Ann Trail. On Tuesday, Jan. 4, Conagra Brands spokesperson Tim...

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Top conservation artists awarded

Top conservation artists awarded

Student posters now advance to national competition   TRI-CITY AREA — Local students have what it takes to turn important messages into award-winning art. “Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities” was the theme of the 2021 contest. Violet McLeod, Tucker Bates,...

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Youatt, village agree to contract

Youatt, village agree to contract

New manager to officially start January 24th   CAPAC — The village officially has a new manager. On January 11, the council held a special meeting where they voted to approve a contract with Travis Youatt. Per the terms of a two-year contract, Youatt will receive...

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Honoring one of their own

Honoring one of their own

Farmers organize tractor tribute in memory of Imlay City’s Gerald Nelson   IMLAY CITY — Farm implements aren’t a common sight on local roads this time of year, but dozens of tractors, trucks and other vehicles were sprung from their barns on Monday for a special...

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False threats will have serious consequences

False threats will have serious consequences

Lapeer County prosecutor issues warning to students   LAPEER COUNTY — The recent shooting deaths of four Oxford High School students continue to resonate throughout our neighboring communities. In response, Lapeer County schools and law enforcement officials have...

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