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Investigation ongoing

Furnace problems, alternate heat sources ruled out as cause IMLAY CITY — Early reports that a faulty furnace, alternate heat source or space heater may have caused the Tues., Feb. 26 deadly fire at Maple Grove mobile home park proved to be erroneous. The early morning...

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Almont cafe eyed as meeting place

'Sippin' in the Mitten' seeks to fill void downtown ALMONT — New downtown building owner Dan Walker has announced that a local entrepreneur will open a coffee shop in the lower level at 102 South Main Street. Walker plans to move his own business, Aurora Realty Group,...

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Capac’s Unsolved Mystery – PART XI

Epilogue Editor's note: This is the final installment in Doug Hunter's 'Capac Unsolved Mystery' series, detailing the disappearance of beloved Capac merchant Hale Currier while on a hunting trip in the Upper Peninsula on October 17, 1948. The first installment...

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Three children perish in mobile home blaze

Two other children and 1 adult in critical condition at hospitals IMLAY CITY — The community is mourning the loss of three young children in a mobile home fire in the early morning hours on Tuesday, Feb. 26, that leaves three other family members clinging to life in...

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Mardi Gras comes to town

Residents encouraged to create floats, nominate Mardi Gras king for March 5th parade downtown IMLAY CITY — There is still time to create your own "wagon" float and be part of the 2019 Mardi Gras Parade in downtown Imlay City on Tuesday, March 5. The event runs from...

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Woman seeks the gift of life

Imlay City resident, mom, seeks match for liver transplant IMLAY CITY — Could you be the match Amanda Gutierrez needs? The 33 year-old Imlay City resident and mom of five kids is in desperate need of a liver transplant and her family and friends are spreading the word...

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Capac Rd. construction project starts in August

Design work underway; bids to go out in June ALLENTON — About 50 interested residents attended an open house at the Berlin Twp. Senior Center last Wednesday, Feb. 20, to view blueprints and acquire information pertaining to the upcoming Capac Road reconstruction...

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Capac’s Unsolved Mystery – PART X

Hope for Currier's life fades Editor's note: This is the 10th installment in an ongoing series entitled 'Capac's Unsolved Mystery' detailing the events surrounding the disappearance of popular Capac Merchant Hale Currier on October 17, 1948 while on a hunting trip...

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Icy breakthrough is taped on video

Icy breakthrough is taped on video

Ice fishermen help pull man from frigid waters LEXINGTON — Like he has on many other mid-winter weekends, Imlay City resident Ian Kempf headed out to the ice off Lexington Harbor last Saturday to catch some fish. But what Kempf witnessed and caught on video Saturday...

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DDA seeks student art to adorn new banners

Downtown organization teams up with I.C. Schools to fill need IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Imlay City Schools are again partnering for the purpose of enhancing the downtown business district. In addition to collaborating on a...

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