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Masks now required in St. Clair County schools

Masks now required in St. Clair County schools

Mandate in place through January 28   ST. CLAIR COUNTY — A mask mandate is now in place for students and staff at all schools in St. Clair County, including Capac Community Schools. Last week, Dr. Annette Mercatante, Medical Health Officer of the St. Clair County...

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2021: The year’s news in review

2021: The year’s news in review

TRI-CITY AREA — The year 2021 delivered it’s fair share of headline-making news. The Tri-City area, along with the rest of the world, continued to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic but 2021 also brought the return of annual events that had taken a year’s hiatus in 2020...

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Gate presides over cemetery once again

Gate presides over cemetery once again

Century old structure restored in Imlay Twp.   IMLAY TWP. — The township’s 100-plus year-old cemetery gate has been restored and returned to its home. Since last September, the cast iron structure has been in the workshop of Rick Thompson of Thompson Heritage...

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Growing their creature collection

Growing their creature collection

Science program expands with quail, fish, raised beds   CAPAC — The collection of creatures that call Capac Jr.-Sr. High School home continues to grow. In addition to those that walk on two or four feet, water dwellers—specifically perch and channel catfish—are...

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St. Paul’s distributing Christmas food boxes

St. Paul’s distributing Christmas food boxes

Food for Families volunteers see need throughout year   IMLAY CITY — No matter the time of year, volunteers at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church can be found giving freely of their time to assist struggling local individuals and families. In particular during the...

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New owner off to fresh start at Charlie Brown’s

New owner off to fresh start at Charlie Brown’s

Almont resident has plans for year-round restaurant   ALMONT — Charlie Brown’s Ice Cream & Restaurant at 750 N. Van Dyke has long been a fixture and a destination for Almont families and visitors. But after 22 years of serving up ice cream cones, sundaes, and...

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Imlay City ‘Rosie’ marks 98th birthday with party

Imlay City ‘Rosie’ marks 98th birthday with party

Members of Rosie’s ‘WOW’ chapter join in celebration   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City resident Beulah McCallister celebrated her 98th birthday Sunday, Dec. 12, with a party in her honor inside the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds office. Beulah, who served as a “Rosie...

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Summer Fest coming to Imlay City in 2022

Summer Fest coming to Imlay City in 2022

Chamber Board decides to change name for next event   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has come up with a new name for the city’s annual summer festival. Chamber Director Shannon Hamel reports that next year’s festival, to...

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More grant funds awarded for Capac park amenities

More grant funds awarded for Capac park amenities

Village successful again in seeking Recreation Passport dollars from state   CAPAC — The village is once again a recipient of a Recreation Passport Grant. Earlier this month, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced nearly $2 million for 16...

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VFW Post 2492 lauded for community service

VFW Post 2492 lauded for community service

State of Michigan VFW awards first place to Imlay City’s post   IMLAY CITY — For their exemplary community service during the year 2020-2021, VFW Post 2492 members and Auxiliary earned 1st place honors in their division for the Michigan Department of Veterans of...

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