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‘Thank you’

‘Thank you’

Mother of children lost in fire grateful to Imlay community   IMLAY CITY — Krystal Whitney, the mother of the four children who perished in a mobile home fire at Maple Grove Estates is expressing her deep gratitude to the individuals who responded to the fire in...

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Public Safety Expo at fairgrounds Saturday

Public Safety Expo at fairgrounds Saturday

Free event aims to inform, entertain community IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Police Dept. hosts its 2nd Annual “Public Safety Expo” on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 4-9 p.m. at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds. ICPD Administrative Clerk Melissa Anglebrandt said the free...

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‘Plastic ends’ at library

‘Plastic ends’ at library

Long campaign to renovate facade comes to successful conclusion in downtown Capac CAPAC — The final phase in the expansion and renovation of Capac Library is now underway. Last week, crews from Sanctum Contracting removed plastic sheeting from the front of the Main...

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Remembering children lost in devastating fire

Remembering children lost in devastating fire

Whitney-Kelley family hosts memorial to thank community for support     IMLAY CITY — There is no way to measure the pain and suffering a parent endures with the loss of a child. Nor can the severity and duration of that pain and suffering ever truly be known,...

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City eyes 2020  vision for 150th

City eyes 2020 vision for 150th

Imlay City Sesquicentennial celebration set for Aug. 7-9 IMLAY CITY — A committee has been formed to begin planning for a 150th anniversary celebration for the City of Imlay City. While plans are in the preliminary stages, the committee has established Aug. 7-9 as the...

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Future road fixes identified

Future road fixes identified

MDOT has plans for M-53 and I-69 projects in coming years TRI-CITY AREA — In recent weeks, state transportation officials have updated their plans for road and bridge projects across the region, including some major ones that will impact local motorists in the coming...

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‘Food Giveaway’  draws hundreds  in Imlay City

‘Food Giveaway’ draws hundreds in Imlay City

Gateway volunteers show love by sharing with others IMLAY CITY — Hundreds of local residents gathered early Thursday, Aug. 1, for Gateway Assembly Church’s “Grocery Giveaway” at Belle Valley Plaza. The food giveaway represented one of four community support efforts...

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Fair pigs test positive for swine flu

Fair pigs test positive for swine flu

No human cases confirmed as of Monday IMLAY CITY — As of Monday, there were no confirmed human cases of swine flu connected to an outbreak of the disease at the Eastern Michigan State Fair. Lapeer County Health Department Director Kathy Haskins said her agency has...

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Another power outage

Smoke, loud popping from an Almont DTE substation reported ALMONT — Yet another power outage struck the Village of Almont and periphery Sunday afternoon, July 28, when an electrical malfunction occurred at the DTE substation at the northwest corner of Almont and...

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Vandals leave mark  on Seven Ponds area

Vandals leave mark on Seven Ponds area

Sign, mailboxes destroyed, police seek tips DRYDEN TWP. — Dryden Township Police hope the public can help them find the vandal or vandals who damaged a Seven Ponds Nature Center sign at Crawford and Lake George roads. Chief Shawn Peters said they’ve fielded reports...

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