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New Chief welcomed

New Chief welcomed

Veteran police officer, Dan Kolke, brings 30-plus years of experience   CAPAC — Capac Village officials on Tuesday, Jan. 3 rolled out the “blue carpet” for new Capac Police Chief, Dan Kolke. Kolke comes to Capac with more than three decades of experience in...

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WWTP Supt. discusses plant’s status & needs

WWTP Supt. discusses plant’s status & needs

Pat Rankin says the plant’s lift station in need of repair   IMLAY CITY — Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Supt. Pat Rankin filed a report to city commissioners at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Rankin and three employees oversee the plant’s daily...

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Drug Task Force busts owner of drug houses

Complaints from citizens led to the discovery of THC products   ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The St. Clair County Drug Task Force recently completed an investigation into a Port Huron business allegedly selling marijuana and THC products to minors. In late December, the...

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Commission elects Kohlman as chairman

Commission elects Kohlman as chairman

Board also approves agenda items for 2022-2023 fiscal year   LAPEER COUNTY — The Lapeer County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Tom Kohlman to the position of Board Chairperson for the year 2023. District 3 Board member Kevin Knisely nominated Kohlman,...

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Complaint leads to life of community service

Complaint leads to life of community service

Steve Hoeksema retires after 42 years in township government   IMLAY TWP. — When Steve and Debby Hoeksema decided to build their dream home in their hometown, neither of them dreamed it would lead to a lifetime of service in the township. Such was the case in...

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Vaccine doses authorized for children

Vaccine doses authorized for children

LANSING — To better help fight the omicron variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded the use of bivalent COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months through 5 years. This follows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amendment...

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Revised zoning ordinance takes effect Wed., Jan. 4

New ordinance designed to regulate marijuana facilities   IMLAY CITY — The City of Imlay City has officially adopted a revised Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map to regulate the use and development of marijuana establishments within the city limits. The revised...

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Harrison Twp. man dies in single-vehicle rollover

Victim was passenger in car that lost control on icy winter road   ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office reported that a 47-year-old Harrison Twp. man died in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Brockway Township early Friday morning. The victim...

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Looking back at 2022

Looking back at 2022

IMLAY CITY — In with the new and out with the old, the saying goes. Still, as the clock winds down on 2022, some things remain constant in the Tri-City area, while others march along with Father Time into a new beginning. Twenty-twenty-two, like the years before it,...

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Eagles exemplify spirit of holiday season

Eagles exemplify spirit of holiday season

Aerie, auxiliary & Eagles Riders donate goods, share goodwill for others   IMLAY CITY — On Saturday, Dec. 10, the Imlay City Eagles #4082 aerie, auxiliary and Eagle Riders made a trio of donations to various local causes. The good tidings took place at the...

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