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Dryden fatal fire ruled murder-suicide

Dryden fatal fire ruled murder-suicide

Investigators believe 39-year-old victim is responsible for blaze that killed four   DRYDEN — Investigators, attempting to determine the cause of a deadly March 21 fire, said they now believe the blaze was intentionally set by one of the victims. Candice Turton,...

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2022 ballots taking shape

Candidates file to run for local, state offices   TRI-CITY AREA — The filing deadline has come and gone for candidates and it’s now clear just who’s names will appear on the August and November election ballots. Those seeking public office had until Tuesday,...

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See “The Sound of Music” on stage

See “The Sound of Music” on stage

Three shows happening this weekend in Capac cafetorium   CAPAC — The hills will soon be alive when Capac Community Schools presents three performances of the well-know musical, “The Sound of Music.” Show times are 7 p.m. this Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April...

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A man on a mission

A man on a mission

Polly Ann Trail volunteer, Dave VandenBerghe, devotes time and effort to clearing the trail   IMLAY TWP. — With the exception of rainy days and Sundays, Dave VandenBerghe can usually be found working along a section of the Polly Ann Trail. VandenBerghe, 70, has...

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New postmaster on the job

New postmaster on the job

Bronze Wadsworth plans to advocate for new facility   IMLAY CITY — Earlier this month, Imlay City residents officially welcomed the city’s new postmaster, Bronze Wadsworth. He’s held the title since March but his staff hosted a community open house to officially...

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Unique items up for grabs at 4-H auction

Unique items up for grabs at 4-H auction

Place bids, support local program on April 29-30 at Lapeer Center Building   LAPEER COUNTY — On April 30, Lapeer County 4-H is hosting their first in person spring auction since 2019. It is their 36th annual auction. Sarah Griffin, 4-H program coordinator is...

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Imlay City DDA to host Cinco de Mayo event

Imlay City DDA to host Cinco de Mayo event

City also okays a request for fireworks at fairgrounds in June   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Downtown Development Authority (DDA) plans to host a “Cinco de Mayo” celebration downtown on Thursday, May 5. DDA Director Lorrelei Natke informed city commissioners that...

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Capac seeks state grant funding for Main Street

Capac seeks state grant funding for Main Street

CAPAC — The villag hopes state grant funding can help them reconstruct Main Street. At their April 4 meeting, council members gave their approval to apply for Transportation Economic Development Fund Category B grant funding through the Michigan Department of...

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Latest I-69 project set to begin Monday

Latest I-69 project set to begin Monday

LAPEER COUNTY — The latest rebuild project on I-69 is due to start next week. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) said Monday, April 18, will be the official start date for its $54.5 million, seven mile project that will stretch from Lake George Road in...

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