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DTE Energy exploring local sequestration sites

DTE Energy exploring local sequestration sites

Company confirms they are evaluating options in and around Lapeer County   LAPEER COUNTY — To fight emissions in the air, DTE Energy is looking for solutions underground and their search for carbon sequestration options has led them to Lapeer County. According to...

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Business eyes IFT tax exemption

Business eyes IFT tax exemption

LDC Director presents details of the request from MSI Mold   IMLAY CITY — The city is expected to approve a resolution granting MSI Mold an IFT (Industrial Facilities Tax) exemption for its property located at 2045 S. Almont Ave. At the commission’s Jan. 18...

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Virus cases start to drop

Criteria created for antibody treatment   TRI-CITY AREA — The number of new COVID-19 cases has started to decline. There were 730 confirmed cases in Lapeer County between Jan. 22-28, 253 less than the prior week. In St. Clair County, 1,607 new cases were reported...

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Honors bestowed at banquet

Honors bestowed at banquet

Retirees Pat Benson, Bob Tanis acknowledged for fire service   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Fire Department honored a pair of recent retirees at the department’s annual awards banquet, held at Cedar Lanes on Sunday (Jan. 23) afternoon. The honorees were veteran...

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Safe, secure schools on everyone’s minds

Safe, secure schools on everyone’s minds

Almont district hosts community forum to address student safety   ALMONT — A relatively small audience attended the Jan. 19 School Safety Forum at Almont High School. The community forum was scheduled shortly after the recent shooting deaths of four students at...

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Mandate set to expire

Mandate set to expire

Masking will no longer be required in St. Clair County schools after Friday   TRI-CITY AREA — St. Clair County’s K-12 mask mandate, due to expire on Friday, will not be extended, the health department announced yesterday. Dr. Annette Mercatante, Medical Health...

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One road, multiple culvert projects on tap for 2022

One road, multiple culvert projects on tap for 2022

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Other than one resurfacing project, the St. Clair County Road Commission will spend most of 2022 tackling culvert replacement work in Berlin, Mussey and Lynn townships. This summer, the county agency plans to resurface a short portion of Capac Road,...

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Vlasic employees give boost to the Polly Ann

Vlasic employees give boost to the Polly Ann

Conagra Brands is donating $5,000 for trail maintenance   IMLAY CITY — Conagra Brands, owner of Vlasic Foods in Imlay City, has donated $5,000 for continued improvements and maintenance to the Polly Ann Trail. On Tuesday, Jan. 4, Conagra Brands spokesperson Tim...

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Top conservation artists awarded

Top conservation artists awarded

Student posters now advance to national competition   TRI-CITY AREA — Local students have what it takes to turn important messages into award-winning art. “Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities” was the theme of the 2021 contest. Violet McLeod, Tucker Bates,...

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