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Imlay City Clerk, staff ready for election day

Imlay City Clerk, staff ready for election day

  IMLAY CITY — The accuracy of Tuesday’s (Nov. 3) voting process will be of the highest priority to Imlay City Clerk/Treasurer Dawn Sawicki-Franz, her fellow staff and election volunteers at the Imlay City Hall. On Monday, Oct. 26, voting machines arrived at the...

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Voters prepare to cast ballots

Voters prepare to cast ballots

County clerk confident results will be available Nov. 4 TRI-CITY AREA — General election day 2020 is nearly here. In less than one week, voters across the area will cast in person and absentee ballots before the 8 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, Nov. 3. In most precincts,...

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Surcharge for safety

Surcharge for safety

Rate increase for 911 services to be decided by voters on November 3 LAPEER COUNTY — Three funding requests will appear on all Lapeer County general election ballots. Among them is a proposal from Lapeer County Central Dispatch to increase the current 911 surcharge...

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Five candidates seek board seats in Almont

Three, six-year terms to be decided in Nov. ALMONT — Voters will have five candidates to choose from for three open seats on the Almont Board of Education. Current members whose terms are expiring include Paul Bowman, Jill Bowman-O’Neil and John Brzozowski. Of the...

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Lapeer’s Esteem Team honors World War II vet

Lapeer’s Esteem Team honors World War II vet

Pvt. Claude Welch, 92, lauded during event at VFW Post 2492 IMLAY CITY — It’s never too late to acknowledge a World War II veteran. That was the sentiment of Lapeer County’s Veterans Esteem Team members, who on Tuesday (Oct. 6) honored 92-year-old Pvt. Claude Welch of...

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Fate of dogs to be decided next month

Animals attacked an Almont Township woman in February LAPEER — Two dogs that attacked a 51-year-old Almont Twp. woman on Feb. 14, 2020, will remain sheltered at a facility until mid-November. The pair of Caucasian Ovcharka Shepherd dogs were among three dogs running...

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MDOT eyes boulevard in Imlay City

MDOT eyes boulevard in Imlay City

Proposed 2026 project aims to help minimize crashes in area IMLAY CITY — Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) officials are recommending a boulevard be constructed on M-53 between Newark Rd. and Borland Rd. to minimize the frequency of traffic accidents in the...

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Suspect in Attica van theft caught and arrested

Suspect in Attica van theft caught and arrested

Twenty-four-year-old Elkton man is caught & arraigned ATTICA — A 24-year-old Elkton man has been arrested and charged with stealing a van from the driveway of a 67-year-old Attica resident Sunday, Oct. 4. Lapeer County Sheriff’s Det./Sgt. Jason Parks reported that...

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Family feud fuels fairground fracas

911 calls said combatants brandished bats and guns IMLAY CITY — Police continue to sift through sketchy details of a fight involving multiple people that broke out during an outdoor auction at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds on Sunday, Oct. 4. Police Chief...

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Library renewal on  ballot in Goodland

Library renewal on ballot in Goodland

Request seeks to extend current millage GOODLAND TWP. — For the second time this year, township voters will be asked to consider a library funding ballot request. The November 3 general election ballot includes a proposal to renew the existing .8777 mills for a period...

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