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2020: A news year in review

2020: A news year in review

COVID-19, community response dominate headlines TRI-CITY TIMES — As could be expected, there was no shortage of news in 2020, pandemic and otherwise. The following is a month-to-month list of some of the top stories from the past 12 months. January •Heavy rains cause...

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Local parishes part of Archdiocese changes

Local parishes part of Archdiocese changes

Restructuring efforts to form 51 families for S.E. Michigan TRI-CITY AREA — Several local Catholic churches are among those to be part of a major restructuring process during the next two years starting in 2021 and continuing into 2022. On Dec. 9, the Catholic...

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Capac debates holiday break length

Capac debates holiday break length

Board votes 5-2 to reaffirm classes resume January 4 CAPAC — District administrators had hoped that staff and students could delay their scheduled return to the classroom following the holidays, but a majority of school board members weren’t on board. At Thursday’s...

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Songs of the season

Songs of the season

Imlay City students share their talents, holiday music with holiday recordings IMLAY CITY — These aren’t your typical Christmas cards but their reach goes far beyond a single mailbox. This year, because live concerts aren’t a possibility, Imlay City Schools Director...

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Christmas in a time of COVID

Christmas in a time of COVID

Local families adapt to change, hold on to traditions TRI-CITY AREA — This Christmas might look a little different as families navigate the season with the threat of COVID-19 still looming. The Gawlas family of Attica plans to enjoy Christmas with their extended...

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History in print

History in print

Almont’s rich past detailed in ‘Remembrances’ book ALMONT — Looking for just the right gift for a local history buff? Then plan to reserve your copy of ‘Remembrances of Almont 2020’ today. The 356 page book is due to be delivered to author and Almont Historical...

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Steeple reinstalled at Goodland church

Steeple reinstalled at Goodland church

Iconic spiritual spire is back in place atop historic sanctuary GOODLAND TWP. — Members of Goodland Community Church are celebrating the reinstallation of the church’s towering steeple, which had sustained damage during a hail storm on April 7 that required repairs....

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DTE meets with school officials

ALMONT — School district officials report that DTE Energy has come to the table to discuss ongoing electrical issues and projects are already underway to protect the campus from additional major incidents in the future. Supt. Dr. William Kalmar said that within the...

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County prepares for vaccine rollout

County prepares for vaccine rollout

Grant funds used to purchase freezer, off-site clinic needs LAPEER COUNTY — Although many details are yet to be determined, the picture is becoming clearer as to how a COVID-19 vaccine will be administered locally. At Thursday’s county commission meeting, Health...

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Smoke House open for deer processing

Smoke House open for deer processing

Work continues on rebuild following Oct. 5, 2019 fire ALMONT TWP. — Steve and Sue Francis, owners of the Country Smoke House at 3294 Van Dyke (M-53) are now open for deer processing. Drop-off hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from...

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