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Investigation ongoing in construction death

Worker dies in reported cave-in at Imlay City condominium site IMLAY CITY — An investigation continues into the tragic death of a 38-year-old worker at a construction site in Imlay City Thursday afternoon, Sept. 12. Imlay City Fire Chief Rick Horton said firefighters...

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Suspicious death, shooting in Dryden

Suspicious death, shooting in Dryden

LAPEER — A 37 year-old Ferndale man, Lydell Dukes, has been charged in the shooting death of Jason Stefanski whose body was found in a Dryden Township ditch on Sunday morning. At a joint press conference Wednesday, September 11, Lapeer County Sheriff Scott McKenna,...

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Almont hosts Heritage Fest this weekend

Almont hosts Heritage Fest this weekend

Event features live music, car show, fun for kids   ALMONT — Almont residents of all ages are cordially invited to take part in this year’s “Almont Heritage Festival” to take place Sept. 13-14. The family-friendly event is coordinated by the Almont Downtown...

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Great reviews for Outdoor Weekend

Great reviews for Outdoor Weekend

Event draws thousands to fairgrounds   IMLAY CITY — So how would one evaluate the success of the 2019 Woods-N-News Outdoor Weekend on Sept. 6-8. Perhaps the best way is to ask some people who were in attendance at the 33rd annual three-day event at the Eastern...

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‘Sippin’ in the Mitten’ opens eyes in Almont

‘Sippin’ in the Mitten’ opens eyes in Almont

ALMONT — Anyone passing through downtown Almont Saturday morning, Sept. 7, could not help but notice the long lines waiting to enter the village’s newest business at 102 S. Main. St. All the activity coincided with the official opening of “Sippin’ in the Mitten,” a...

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‘Learning  Link’ a boost for students  in Capac

‘Learning Link’ a boost for students in Capac

New free program offers support for after-school study CAPAC — A free snack, bus ride home and help with homework–that’s what Capac Community Schools will offer their students this school year through their new Learning Link program. The after-school offering was...

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Imlay City Rd. project nears completion

Imlay City Rd. project nears completion

LAPEER COUNTY — The Imlay City Road resurfacing projects is nearing completion. If the weather cooperated, the contractor was due to start laying the final lift of asphalt yesterday, September 3. Destain Gingell of the Lapeer County Road Commission said that process...

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Imlay grad, colleagues give back

Imlay grad, colleagues give back

Realty Executives Main Street Lapeer brokers pay off district’s lunch debt   IMLAY CITY — A group of community-minded real estate agents last week made things a little easier for the Imlay City school district and the students who attend classes there. Realty...

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Outdoor Weekend is here!

Outdoor Weekend is here!

Crowd gathers to watch the action at the ‘Ultimate Air Dogs’ pool at last year’s Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend. Woods-N-Water News hosts 33rd event at Imlay City fairgrounds   IMLAY CITY — Thirty-three years ago the management and staff of Woods-N-Waters News...

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‘Outdoor Weekend’ is a family tradition

‘Outdoor Weekend’ is a family tradition

IMLAY CITY — So what is it that makes the Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend one of Michigan’s most popular late summer family events? For the many regular Outdoor Weekend visitors, it’s just about everything. Whether it’s the more than 250 vendors displaying and...

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