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How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

Volunteers hope flourishing crops inspire, engage students IMLAY CITY — The creation of a new school garden this spring hasn’t exactly gone as planned but the tomato plants don’t seem to care. They and a dozen other kinds of vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs are...

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A history in pictures

A history in pictures

Society donates unique photos to fire department for display at new hall IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Fire Department might have a new home but soon there will be reminders of their past hanging on the walls. Recently the Imlay City Historical Society donated three...

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Locals take advantage of free COVID-19 tests in Imlay

Locals take advantage of free COVID-19 tests in Imlay

Lapeer County Health Dept., volunteers at I.C. fairgrounds IMLAY CITY — A steady stream of cars rolled into the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds Tuesday (June 30) afternoon, whose occupants sought to be tested for the coronavirus. The free testing at the fairgrounds...

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Virus concerns force change in traditional fair

Virus concerns force change in traditional fair

Board scales back 2020 fair to youth exhibitors only IMLAY CITY — Because of continuing COVID-19 concerns and restrictions, the 2020 Eastern Michigan State Fair is being pared down to a per-day, youth exhibitor-only “Show & Go Showcase.” As a result, the 2020 Fair...

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Muir Family opens new funeral home

Muir Family opens new funeral home

Muir Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center is now open IMLAY TWP. —Muir family members, Debby, Christina, Richard and Carrie, are continuing their long tradition of serving local residents with the opening of their newest funeral home, Muir Funeral Home &...

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Capac Schools bypass cuts

Capac Schools bypass cuts

Board opts to use savings for 2020-2021 budget deficit CAPAC — The school board has opted to dip into their savings instead of making significant budget cuts for the coming school year. At their June 25 meeting, members approved proposed budgets that will result in...

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Leven gets interview for manager job

Three to be invited for second round of interviews on July 8 IMLAY CITY — Marine City Manager Elaine Leven is the latest candidate to express interest in the now-vacant Imlay City manager’s position. Leven, who has served as Marine City’s manager since 2015, was...

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Pop-up COVID testing  offered in Imlay City

Pop-up COVID testing offered in Imlay City

Lapeer County’s case count grows by 21; St. Clair County’s up by 30 in past week TRI-CITY AREA — Lapeer County’s COVID-19 case count continues to increase but not as sharply as in prior weeks. As of Monday, June 29, the Lapeer County Health Department was reporting...

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Ribbon cutting for new fire hall Friday at 7 p.m.

Ribbon cutting for new fire hall Friday at 7 p.m.

All are welcome to tour new facility at 571 E. Borland Rd. IMLAY CITY — Retiring City Manager Tom Youatt, Imlay City Commissioners and the Imlay City Fire Department are inviting all residents to this Friday’s, June 26, 7 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony at the new fire...

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State aid losses result in layoffs

State aid losses result in layoffs

District says bond projects will help cut future expenses IMLAY CITY — On Monday, school board members took action to lay off three teachers, eliminate two instructional aide positions and reduce the hours of a middle school counselor in anticipation of a state...

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