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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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Events, projects slated to make headlines in 2022

Events, projects slated to make headlines in 2022

TRI-CITY AREA — The 2022 calendar promises to be busy in terms of local news. In addition to being an election year, there are new infrastructure projects slated to get underway or be completed this year and planning is already underway for new and returning special...

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More I-69 projects planned for 2022

More I-69 projects planned for 2022

Contractor completes $38 million St. Clair County project one year early TRI-CITY AREA — Just as two projects on I-69 have finished, state engineers are gearing up for more work on the freeway in the coming months. In 2022, the Michigan Department of Transportation...

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Imlay City receives a positive audit report

Imlay City receives a positive audit report

City’s $3.1 million fund balance good, but monitoring advised   IMLAY CITY — The City of Imlay City received some good news in the form of its 2020-2021 audit report. The past fiscal year’s audit report was submitted for the review of Imlay City commissioners at...

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Final maps adopted

Final maps adopted

Local voters will be in new voting districts when going to the polls in 2022   TRI-CITY AREA — Just before 2021 came to a close, the state’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission approved maps that lay out new boundaries for voting districts for the next...

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Masks now required in St. Clair County schools

Masks now required in St. Clair County schools

Mandate in place through January 28   ST. CLAIR COUNTY — A mask mandate is now in place for students and staff at all schools in St. Clair County, including Capac Community Schools. Last week, Dr. Annette Mercatante, Medical Health Officer of the St. Clair County...

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2021: The year’s news in review

2021: The year’s news in review

TRI-CITY AREA — The year 2021 delivered it’s fair share of headline-making news. The Tri-City area, along with the rest of the world, continued to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic but 2021 also brought the return of annual events that had taken a year’s hiatus in 2020...

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Gate presides over cemetery once again

Gate presides over cemetery once again

Century old structure restored in Imlay Twp.   IMLAY TWP. — The township’s 100-plus year-old cemetery gate has been restored and returned to its home. Since last September, the cast iron structure has been in the workshop of Rick Thompson of Thompson Heritage...

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