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Read all about it in Dryden

Read all about it in Dryden

Student newspaper connects and informs school community   DRYDEN — All that’s red and black gets covered in The Dryden Red and Black, Dryden Jr./Sr. High School’s student newspaper. The three-year-old publication is delivered to email inboxes every Monday morning...

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Owner vows to rebuild

Owner vows to rebuild

Country Smoke House fire causes extensive damage to popular Almont destination ALMONT TWP. — Steve Francis, owner of the fire-ravaged Country Smoke House, vows to rebound from the fire and other recent events that have left him and family members reeling. On Friday,...

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Six departments respond to Country Smoke House blaze

ALMONT TWP. — The Country Smoke House, one of the area’s most successful and popular businesses, sustained extensive damage in an early morning fire on Friday, Oct. 4. Almont Township Fire Capt./Incident Commander Jeff Ludwig said firefighters from six local...

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Pennies, nickels, dimes add up to an education

Pennies, nickels, dimes add up to an education

Lapeer Foundation gives kids ‘piggy’ banks to start saving     IMLAY CITY — Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters may have comparatively little value to adults. But for 5- and 6-year-olds, even coins can add up to big dollars if saved and allowed to grow over...

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Almont school motivated for Fun Run

Almont school motivated for Fun Run

Students, staff rally in support of 2 teachers fighting cancer     ALMONT — Almont Middle School Principal Kim VonHiltmayer said school staff and students are working harder than ever to raise funds for the school’s 2019 “Fun Run” on Friday, Oct. 11. VonHiltmayer...

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Criminal charges pending in construction site death

Criminal charges pending in construction site death

IMLAY CITY —Imlay City Police now believe the victim of a construction site accident died after being struck on the head by excavating equipment. Investigators initially said that the 38-year-old Dryden man, Craig E. Wagner Jr., had been the victim of a trench cave-in...

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Aerial attack on mosquitoes

Aerial attack on mosquitoes

Lapeer County still hopes to spray vicinity around Lum     LAPEER COUNTY — Unfavorable weather conditions have postponed plans for an aerial pesticide application in Lapeer County so far this week. In an effort to slow the further spread of Eastern Equine...

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BREAKING NEWS: Aerial attack on mosquitoes

Lapeer County to spray “areas of concern” starting Sunday LAPEER COUNTY — Health officials announced today that aerial spraying will be conducted in portions of Lapeer County, starting Sunday night, in an effort to slow the further spread of Eastern Equine...

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Art & live music in Imlay City Saturday

Art & live music in Imlay City Saturday

‘Art in the Rough’ to feature works of local artists from 4-10 p.m. downtown IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Lapeer Art Association are teaming up again to co-host “Art in the Rough” on Saturday, Sept. 28 in downtown Imlay City....

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