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Growing their creature collection

Growing their creature collection

Science program expands with quail, fish, raised beds   CAPAC — The collection of creatures that call Capac Jr.-Sr. High School home continues to grow. In addition to those that walk on two or four feet, water dwellers—specifically perch and channel catfish—are...

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St. Paul’s distributing Christmas food boxes

St. Paul’s distributing Christmas food boxes

Food for Families volunteers see need throughout year   IMLAY CITY — No matter the time of year, volunteers at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church can be found giving freely of their time to assist struggling local individuals and families. In particular during the...

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New owner off to fresh start at Charlie Brown’s

New owner off to fresh start at Charlie Brown’s

Almont resident has plans for year-round restaurant   ALMONT — Charlie Brown’s Ice Cream & Restaurant at 750 N. Van Dyke has long been a fixture and a destination for Almont families and visitors. But after 22 years of serving up ice cream cones, sundaes, and...

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Imlay City ‘Rosie’ marks 98th birthday with party

Imlay City ‘Rosie’ marks 98th birthday with party

Members of Rosie’s ‘WOW’ chapter join in celebration   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City resident Beulah McCallister celebrated her 98th birthday Sunday, Dec. 12, with a party in her honor inside the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds office. Beulah, who served as a “Rosie...

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Summer Fest coming to Imlay City in 2022

Summer Fest coming to Imlay City in 2022

Chamber Board decides to change name for next event   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has come up with a new name for the city’s annual summer festival. Chamber Director Shannon Hamel reports that next year’s festival, to...

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More grant funds awarded for Capac park amenities

More grant funds awarded for Capac park amenities

Village successful again in seeking Recreation Passport dollars from state   CAPAC — The village is once again a recipient of a Recreation Passport Grant. Earlier this month, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced nearly $2 million for 16...

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VFW Post 2492 lauded for community service

VFW Post 2492 lauded for community service

State of Michigan VFW awards first place to Imlay City’s post   IMLAY CITY — For their exemplary community service during the year 2020-2021, VFW Post 2492 members and Auxiliary earned 1st place honors in their division for the Michigan Department of Veterans of...

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Virus causes Dryden school to go virtual

Virus causes Dryden school to go virtual

Jr./Sr. High students learning from home this week   TRI-CITY AREA — The current spread of the COVID-19 virus caused Dryden Jr./Sr. High School to shift to virtual learning this week. In a statement, district leaders said the move was necessary “because of the...

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I.C. Chamber, DDA to host holiday fun

I.C. Chamber, DDA to host holiday fun

Imlay City’s Winter Playground is coming downtown this Saturday   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to present this year’s Winter Playground on Saturday, Dec. 11. The 2021 Winter Playground...

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Schools react to Oxford shooting

Schools react to Oxford shooting

Howell leads effort to increase school resource officer funding   TRI-CITY AREA — “Sometimes there are no words.” No words to express the unfathomable grief shared by the parents and families of Oxford High School students whose lives were ended or permanently...

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