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‘Ready to have a fair’

‘Ready to have a fair’

Gates open Tuesday, July 27, for 2021 event IMLAY CITY — In less than a week, the 2021 Eastern Michigan State Fair will be underway. This year, unlike in 2020, the annual event will look like its traditional self with a full-fledged midway, grandstand shows, livestock...

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Unique discovery tickles imagination

Unique discovery tickles imagination

Paula Walton shares treasure trove of stones, rocks & fossils   IMLAY TWP. — It stands to reason that Paula Walton feels a connection with the earth. She and her husband Lynn are longtime residents who farm the land near their Weyer Road home. Throughout the...

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District under construction

District under construction

Major bond projects underway at Imlay City campus   IMLAY CITY — If one phrase could define the summer months at Imlay City Schools it would have to be “under construction.” The district is deep into their long list of 2019 bond projects, meaning nearly every...

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Water fun returns to Dryden

Water fun returns to Dryden

County parks staff say reservations strong for Forest Hall   DRYDEN TWP. — The Mill Race Water Park and General Squier Memorial Park of Dryden have officially opened their doors for their summer season. After being closed since Labor Day of 2019, Lapeer County...

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Attica Museum reopens doors after long closure

Attica Museum reopens doors after long closure

Museum Director, volunteers host ‘open house’ for visitors   ATTICA TWP. — After months of being closed due to the pandemic, the newly-refurbished Attica Museum has re-opened to visitors. Formerly a maintenance building, the updated museum is located behind the...

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One hundred years young

One hundred years young

Capac helps Betty Burgess mark special June 29 birthday   CAPAC — It’s not often that someone turns 100 so Capac rose to the occasion last month in honor of longtime resident Betty Burgess who celebrated a century of life. Senior Center staff organized a birthday...

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Residents unhappy with drain project progress

Residents unhappy with drain project progress

ALMONT — Some residents living along the Stroup Drain in Almont are growing frustrated with the duration and physical impact of an ongoing drain project. The $2.1 million Stroup Drain project was approved by local governmental entities in 2018, with the cost to be...

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