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Belle Valley Band to warm up the season

Belle Valley Band to warm up the season

Community band performs at ICHS on Sunday, Dec. 11   IMLAY CITY — The Belle Valley Community Band (BVCB) celebrates the holiday season with a presentation of “Winter Wonderland – A Season of Traditions” at the Imlay City High School gymnasium at 3 p.m. on Sunday,...

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Commissioners welcome newly-elected members

Commissioners welcome newly-elected members

Collison, DeLuca, Ramirez, Yockey assume their seats   IMLAY CITY — The City hosted a special meeting last Tuesday (Nov. 29) to swear in newly-elected Imlay City Commissioners Shane Collison, Joe DeLuca, Al Ramirez and Barb Yockey. The new commission’s first...

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No Scrooge in sight at treasurers’ meeting

No Scrooge in sight at treasurers’ meeting

Lapeer County Treasurer’s Association raises funds for foster kids’ holiday party   TRI-CITY AREA — Number crunchers. Bean counters. Penny pinchers. Whatever they’re referred to as, the reference often conjures up images of Bob Cratchett, breath clouding in the...

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Holly Day Light Parade this Saturday

Holly Day Light Parade this Saturday

Lighted Christmas parade set to start at 7 p.m. on Main St.   ALMONT — The annual “Holly Day Light Parade” returns to downtown Almont on Saturday (Dec. 3) at 7 p.m. The parade will feature its usual array of lighted vehicles, tractors, floats, Almont fire trucks,...

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Chamber to host ‘Winter Playground’

Chamber to host ‘Winter Playground’

Dec. 10 holiday activities include a lighted parade and Santa Claus   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Director Chris Bishop is reminding residents that the 2022 Winter Playground and Christmas Parade are rapidly approaching. This year’s holiday...

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Semi-truck strikes Imlay City viaduct

Semi-truck strikes Imlay City viaduct

Police report ‘no structural damage’ to R.R. overpass   IMLAY CITY — About once a year Imlay City police can count on a semi-truck striking the railroad viaduct at the intersection of Van Dyke (M-53) and Third Street. It happened again around 4:30 p.m. on...

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Pole barn is destroyed in fire

Pole barn is destroyed in fire

Imlay City firefighters assisted by neighboring departments   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City firefighters responded at around 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 to a pole barn fire on N. Van Dyke Rd. Fire Chief Rick Horton said a passerby witnessed flames and heavy smoke...

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Thanksgiving arrives early

Thanksgiving arrives early

Anonymous patron picks up tab for everyone in restaurant   IMLAY CITY — Thanksgiving Day or not, it seems generosity knows no season at the Silver Grill on Cedar Street. Since opening the restaurant almost 30 years ago, owners Krume and Diane Gavrilovski have...

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‘Lapeer Refuge’ asks for help with projects

City’s homeless shelter reaches out for donations and assistance   LAPEER COUNTY — The vast majority of Lapeer County residents are able to live their lives in safe and peaceful surroundings of their own homes and apartments. Unfortunately, there remains s...

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Library staff ushering in the holiday season

Library staff ushering in the holiday season

Ruth Hughes District Library will be offering yoga, meditation classes   IMLAY CITY — Staff members at the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library have been turning the page to the holiday season. To celebrate the holidays, Library Director Tracy Aldrich is...

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