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Imlay City school buses pull double duty

Imlay City school buses pull double duty

Transport students for two districts   IMLAY CITY — The doors for the 2023-2024 school year have swung open for many districts in the area as another summer vacation for students and staff comes to an end. While preparation for students returning has been...

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Imlay Twp. man faces multiple charges

Imlay Twp. man faces multiple charges

Suspect arrested while at work   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Police Department has made an arrest in connection with an alleged rape case involving an Imlay Township man and a 20-year-old victim. Police Chief Brett Selby called the suspect an “habitual predatory...

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‘Dawg Days of Summer’ saunter into Capac

‘Dawg Days of Summer’ saunter into Capac

All welcome to stop by the village for a full day of family fun, entertainment   CAPAC — The dog days of summer are here, and businesses in the village are gearing up to celebrate and savor what’s left of the season at the ‘Dawg Days of Summer’ event this...

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Public Safety draft to be reviewed

Public Safety draft to be reviewed

Chiefs would still lead own departments   IMLAY CITY — Members of the Imlay City Commission were handed a draft ordinance at their meeting last week, proposing the formation of a Public Safety Department for the city. The idea was floated to commission members a...

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Service above self

Service above self

Longtime Rotarian reaches milestone with Klumph award   IMLAY CITY — Columbia, Zambia, Mexico, Thailand, and the Philippines are all a long, long way from North Branch. For one farm boy with big ideas, big curiosity and a bigger heart, they’ve become familiar...

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A big man with an even bigger heart

A big man with an even bigger heart

Writer, historian, and farmer Doug Hunter was one-of-a-kind   What happens when the infallible one falls? When the one who’s always lifted you up, lent a hand, made you laugh, and set you straight when your own compass was lost, leaves the planet? When you never...

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Teachers angered by resignation

Almont Board denies Principal’s contract extension, over 40 people fill Media Center with concerns   ALMONT — Monday night’s Almont school board meeting was supposed to be a workshop session for the board’s self-evaluation. Instead, it turned into a meeting where...

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