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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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Love in the time of pandemic

Love in the time of pandemic

Local jeweler reports strong sales of wedding rings TRI-CITY AREA — Could the pandemic be producing more pairings? Local jeweler Jeff Johnson certainly thinks so. “I’ve never sold so many wedding rings as I have lately. There has definitely been a big upswing in...

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Almont struggles with ongoing power issues

Almont struggles with ongoing power issues

Frustration building among community, school officials ALMONT — Almont Twp. Supervisor Paul Bowman joins Schools Supt. Dr. William Kalmar in their shared frustration with the continuum of electrical issues that have plagued Village and Township residents and officials...

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Parade, tree lighting happening this Saturday

Parade, tree lighting happening this Saturday

Entries sought for 6 p.m. along Main St. CAPAC — The Chamber of Commerce has finalized their Cranberry Christmas plans. This Saturday, Dec. 5, they’ll host a lighted parade beginning at 6 p.m. that includes a tree lighting ceremony. The parade will travel from Main...

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