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Community prays for Michaela

Community prays for Michaela

Local girl recovering from Feb. 8 accident   IMLAY CITY — Eleven-year-old Michaela Wolford remains in critical condition with injuries she sustained in a Feb. 8 snowmobile accident. In a show of support, a group of classmates, community and family members...

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Almont students mimic history at wax museum

Almont students mimic history at wax museum

Orchard Primary’s 4th-graders portray famous historic figures ALMONT — On Friday, January 31, students in Paulynn Bartlett, Karen Howden and Julie Saintonge’s fourth-grade classes presented the school’s first-ever “Wax Museum” to celebrate the lives of famous...

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Imlay’s 150th planners eye grand parade

Imlay City’s ‘Sesquicentennial Committee’ shares 2020 vision IMLAY CITY — Organizers of the 2020 Sesquicentennial Celebration in Imlay City on Aug. 7-9 want to host a parade that will match the excitement and historic significance of the city’s 150th anniversary. To...

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Bond funds provide  for more I-69 repairs

Bond funds provide for more I-69 repairs

MDOT making plans for two 2021 projects TRI-CITY AREA — The 2020 road work season is shaping up to be rather light but that’s on track to change dramatically in 2021 when the state will undertake several projects locally. The timing and funding for several of those...

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Keihin to shut down

Keihin to shut down

KMM corporate office blames lower sales, industry changes   CAPAC — A little more than a month ago, management and employees at Keihin Michigan Manufacturing (KMM) were hopeful that a merger with Honda and Hitachi would ensure the local plant’s future. That sense...

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Community servants honored

Community servants honored

Chamber honors citizens, groups at annual awards night   LUM — It was a packed house for the Imlay City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Dinner Dance Gala on Saturday night at Castle Creek Golf Club. The assembled were there to honor the chamber’s 2019 award...

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Bonds ready for sale, plans underway

Bonds ready for sale, plans underway

Major construction slated to begin in 2021, board approves purchase of 11 new buses   IMLAY CITY — Dirt won’t be turned for some of the bigger projects until 2021 but the wheels are now in motion for many of Imlay City Schools bond projects. Bid packages and...

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Capac Pharmacy closing its doors

Capac Pharmacy closing its doors

Owner says state of industry unsustainable for small store CAPAC — After more than two decades of filling prescriptions and meeting other medical needs for the local community, Capac Pharmacy at 136 N. Main St. closed its doors to the public yesterday, Tuesday, Feb....

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Family seeks justice for tragic death

Family seeks justice for tragic death

Craig Wagner’s mother wants prosecutor to issue a warrant   IMLAY CITY — There have still been no charges filed in the tragic death of Craig “Earl” Wagner; and his family members want to know why. Recently, Wagner’s mother Tamara Jurn started a petition demanding...

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Capac Pharmacy closing its doors

Owner says state of industry unsustainable for small store CAPAC — After more than two decades of filling prescriptions and meeting other medical needs for the local community, Capac Pharmacy at 136 N. Main St. will close its doors to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 4....

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