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Chamber names Rickard ‘Citizen  of the Year’

Chamber names Rickard ‘Citizen of the Year’

Tickets are still available for Sat., Feb. 1 Chamber Gala   IMLAY CITY — With the Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Dinner-Dance just days away, the Chamber Board has announced its award recipients in advance of the 2020 Gala at Castle Creek Golf Club on Saturday,...

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Imlay City VFW essay winner to state level

Imlay City VFW essay winner to state level

Hector Leon Ariza awarded 1st place at district contest IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Middle School student Hector Leon Ariza’s “Patriotic Pen” essay has earned him the right to represent Michigan’s 10th Congressional District in the Michigan VFW’s State Essay competition...

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State Farm agent set to move down street

Doug Halabicky buys city’s old public safety building   IMLAY CITY — State Farm Insurance Agent Doug Halabicky is in the process of renovating the former Narayan Pharmacy building at 335 E. Third St. to serve as his new office. The business is currently located...

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YAC students model philanthropic spirit

YAC students model philanthropic spirit

Elementary kids are learning from books on ‘giving back’   TRI-CITY AREA — The Four County Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) recently gifted several local elementary schools with their own philanthropy libraries. Four County Executive Director...

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Development is nixed in Almont

Land owner decides not to extend extension on sale of property   ALMONT — A proposed development project to build as many as 200 homes, seven retail spaces and a medical facility on 80 acres of property at the northeast corner of Van Dyke and Hough Rd. is off the...

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Keihin Corp. merging with Honda and Hitachi

Keihin Corp. merging with Honda and Hitachi

Capac plant manager sees benefits to ongoing merger CAPAC — Keihin Corporation, which includes the company’s Keihin Michigan Manufacturing LLC plant at 14898 Koehn Rd. in Capac, is in the process of merging with the Japanese companies, Honda Motor Co. and Hitachi Ltd....

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Fire crews squelch Imlay fire

Fire crews squelch Imlay fire

Four departments respond to reports of heavy smoke at JER Equip.   IMLAY CITY — At around 12:47 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, Imlay City and Attica firefighters responded to reports of smoke at the JER Equipment company at 379 Second Street, west of Van Dyke (M-53)....

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Saturday’s storm floods homes, streets

Saturday’s storm floods homes, streets

Drain commissioner warns that next storm could result in worse water problems DRYDEN — Heavy rains on Saturday caused flooding in the village of Dryden. The area of Mill and North streets was closed to traffic for a period of time while water covered the streets and...

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2020: Hopes and goals for the new year

Editor’s note: The following New Year’s-themed pieces were submitted by Imlay City Middle School students. Goals for 2020 Ashley Santana This year (2019) has been great but I have not accomplished most of the goals that I wanted. One of the first goals that I would...

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What’s in store for Almont in 2020?

What’s in store for Almont in 2020?

Almont’s Village manager prepares for future growth ALMONT — All indicators suggest that the Village of Almont and its periphery, including the downtown district and potentially the industrial park, could be slated for growth in the coming years. With his eye on both...

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