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Capac High lauds top achievers for 2022

Capac High lauds top achievers for 2022

Diplomas to be handed out this Sunday   CAPAC — The Tri-City area’s schedule of 2022 graduations starts this Sunday, May 15, when Capac High School seniors receive their diplomas at a 2 p.m. ceremony at the football stadium. The graduates will have a chance to...

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Solar public hearing this Saturday

Comments to be heard starting at 9 a.m. at K of C Hall   GOODLAND TWP. — This Saturday, May 14, the Goodland Township Planning Commission will host a public hearing for Orion Renewable Energy Group’s proposed solar development. The hearing starts at 9 a.m. at the...

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Preschoolers get lessons in fire safety

Preschoolers get lessons in fire safety

File of Life resource available to residents   DRYDEN — The Dryden Township Fire Department was busy on Monday, May 2, as they welcomed some tiny visitors. Dryden Elementary preschool students and Holy Redeemer preschool students all took turns learning about...

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Return to indoors

Return to indoors

After two years of altered plans, local districts plan to host more traditional graduation ceremonies   TRI-CITY AREA — Cue Pomp and Circumstance—graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2022 will soon begin. First up is Capac Community Schools where diplomas will...

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All in for Earth Day

All in for Earth Day

April 22 devoted to exploring science, nature at Dryden Elem.   DRYDEN — Celebrating Earth Day at Dryden Elementary School was a full-day and full school event when the calendar turned to April 22. Both indoors and out, students and staff took part in an array of...

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Imlay man charged in loan fraud

IMLAY CITY — The Federal Bureau of Investigations and United States Attorney Office announced that Joseph Winget, an Imlay City man, has been arrested and charged for participating in a Small Business Administration loan fraud scheme that netted more than $1 million....

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Senior millage wording approved by commissioners

Increase sought at ballot box in August 2 primary   LAPEER COUNTY — Last month county commissioners approved ballot language that places a senior citizens millage on the August 2 primary election ballot. At their April 7 meeting, board members okayed language...

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Horton named new chief

Horton named new chief

Lapeer County agency’s new director shows passion for job   LAPEER COUNTY — The recent retirement of Lapeer County Animal Control Chief Dave Eady has afforded Rachel Horton the chance to pursue her dream of providing proper care and good homes for the county’s...

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ICPD donates four used safety vests to Ukraine

ICPD donates four used safety vests to Ukraine

Bulletproof equipment needed for country’s ongoing war effort   IMLAY CITY — Old equipment deemed obsolete for modern police departments could still save the lives of Ukrainian freedom fighters. As the war in Ukraine rages on, there remains an ongoing and...

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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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