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Get prepared at Saturday’s expo

Get prepared at Saturday’s expo

New event at fairgrounds seeks to inform, equip public for emergencies   IMLAY CITY — This Saturday, Sept. 17, the Great Lakes Emergency Preparedness Expo will be making its debut at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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Proposed abatement details being finalized

Proposed abatement details being finalized

Public hearing for Axiom’s request to be held at Sept. 19 council meeting   CAPAC — A public hearing will be held at the next village council meeting regarding a proposed industrial facilities tax exemption for Axiom Engineered Systems. Village Manager Travis...

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Outdoor Weekend marks 36th year

Outdoor Weekend marks 36th year

Show runs Friday-Sunday at fairgrounds   IMLAY CITY — The 36th Annual Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend returns this weekend to the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds. The show opens at 3 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 9 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 11. “We have...

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Almont Heritage Fest to return Sept. 16-17

Almont Heritage Fest to return Sept. 16-17

DDA director thanks sponsors for their abundant generosity   ALMONT — Almont DDA Director Kim Schall anticipates a banner year for the Almont Heritage Festival on Sept. 16-17. The annual community event kicks off at 10 a.m. on Friday with a pair of pre-activities...

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Water main repaired

Water main repaired

Normal operations expected by Sept. 21, elevated lead levels found in Imlay City   TRI-CITY AREA — Two weeks from now, on September 21, the Great Lake Water Authority (GLWA) believes their 120-inch water transmission line will have returned to normal operations....

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IC Christian School celebrates 70 years

IC Christian School celebrates 70 years

Alumni, students and family mark school year’s start and special milestone   IMLAY CITY — At the Imlay City Christian School, the first day of classes on August 23 had more than just a ‘Back to School” theme. The start of the new school year also served as the...

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GLWA: Water line repair timeline to be extended

GLWA: Water line repair timeline to be extended

Supply system remains stable, safe for use   TRI-CITY AREA — Due to an issue with the replacement pipe, the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) will extend the repair timeline for it’s 120 inch main in St. Clair County beyond their original goal of September 3....

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Heavy winds take down trees, limbs and signals

Heavy winds take down trees, limbs and signals

Almont area takes brunt of severe storm Monday   TRI-CITY AREA — Monday’s (Aug. 29) severe winds gusts of more than 70 mph, resulted in downed wires, tree limbs, and traffic signal outages across the region. As of Tuesday morning, signals along Van Dyke (M-53)...

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4-H volunteers help garden spring to life

4-H volunteers help garden spring to life

IMLAY CITY — Lapeer County 4-H, in collaboration with Imlay City Schools, was the recipient of a $5,000 Sustainable Development Award Grant from Conagra Brands to use towards continuing to build the Imlay City School garden facility. The school’s garden was initially...

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Coalition seeks to allow medical pot sales in Imlay

Proposal on November ballot with road millage, other funding requests   LAPEER COUNTY — There are just about two months to go before November’s general election arrives. In Lapeer County, four ballot proposals will go before voters in the Tri-City area, ranging...

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