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Still earning respect

Still earning respect

World War II vet Howard Boomer's service honored ALMONT — World War II veteran, Howard Boomer, received some welcome guests at his Almont home early last month. Boomer, 93, is currently under hospice care, but continues to lead his life as he always has—with a...

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Another round for Konschuh

Judicial Tenure Commission issues complaint alleging misconduct LAPEER — Lapeer County Circuit Court Judge Byron Konschuh will again answer to allegations regarding the handling of funds while he served as Lapeer County Prosecutor between the years of 2009-2013. The...

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Walker steps down from Director’s post

Longtime Imlay City advocate to lead Michigan Downtown Association IMLAY CITY — She's been a familiar face around town for more than a half-dozen years. An advocate for the city, champion of all things local, and literally a Friend of Youth. That won't change, says...

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From the heart

Capac's Carol Nemecek shares story of survival, gratitude & love TRI-CITY AREA — Carol Nemecek stands at the top of her yoga mat— palms pressed together at heart center—and pauses for a breath. The 55-year-old Capac resident is dedicated to the practice of yoga....

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Shopko to close

Shopko to close

Imlay City store to be shuttered as part of corporation's bankruptcy restructuring plan IMLAY CITY — According to a closure list posted on the company's website, Imlay City's Shopko Hometown store will be shuttered this spring. Last month, the Green Bay,...

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Capac’s Unsolved Mystery – PART IX

Capac’s Unsolved Mystery – PART IX

Motive, but no new clues Editor's note: This is the ninth installment in an ongoing series entitled 'Capac's Unsolved Mystery' detailing the events surrounding the disappearance of popular Capac merchant Hale Currier or October 17, 1948 while on a hunting trip with...

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Road projects to top $10 million in Lapeer County

Imlay City, Newark roads to be resurfaced in 2019 LAPEER COUNTY — We're still in the throes of winter, but road construction season will be underway soon. In anticipation, the Lapeer County Road Commission is deep into planning multiple proposed projects across the...

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Love your library

Love your library

Silent Auction at Ruth Hughes Library underway IMLAY CITY — If you are looking to bid on some outstanding and unique items, stop by the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library this week. The Library's weeklong Silent Auction begins today (Wed., Feb. 6) and runs through...

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New look for Arcadia hall

New look for Arcadia hall

Renovation nearly complete at township offices ARCADIA TWP. — It was a big job that's not completely done but Arcadia Township officials are getting settled into their newly renovated hall and office and enjoying the freshened up space. The work started back in the...

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The Big Chill

The Big Chill

Icy grip of winter takes hold in Tri-City area TRI-CITY AREA — First it was the snow and now the bitter cold will sweep over the Tri-City area. According to the National Weather Service, between 4-6 inches of snow fell over Lapeer and St. Clair counties on Monday. On...

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