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Principal celebrates school’s successes

Principal celebrates school’s successes

Brian Eddy credits the efforts of high school staff, students   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City High School Principal Brian Eddy, reports that the fall 2022 semester has been a successful one for both students and staff. “The fall semester has held many successes both in...

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Father of two killed in hit and run

Father of two killed in hit and run

Victim identified as 23-year-old Attica Twp. man, Jose Salcedo   DAVISON TWP. — Davison Township police continue to investigate a hit-and-run in the 1000 block of Gale Rd. that claimed the life of a 23-year-old Attica man Saturday, Jan. 14. The victim was...

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Petoskey stone has a rival

Petoskey stone has a rival

Unique state gemstone a rare gift from Great Lakes   IMLAY CITY — When you think of the Mitten State’s iconic rock given up by the rolling Great Lakes, it’s likely the petoskey stone comes to mind. As attractive as that fossil/rock is, the petoskey stone has a...

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‘Beary happy’ students

‘Beary happy’ students

Dryden library media specialist receives bears, books to help young readers with their skills   DRYDEN — Deanna Knox is always looking for ways to offer elementary school students new and better opportunities to learn. The library media specialist spends every...

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Join the hunt for winter stoneflies

Join the hunt for winter stoneflies

Stream Team volunteers search rivers for a rare winter insect to measure water quality   Friends of the St. Clair River (Friends) Stream Team is hosting a free Winter Stonefly Search in the Belle River on Saturday, January 28 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Columbus...

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New Chief welcomed

New Chief welcomed

Veteran police officer, Dan Kolke, brings 30-plus years of experience   CAPAC — Capac Village officials on Tuesday, Jan. 3 rolled out the “blue carpet” for new Capac Police Chief, Dan Kolke. Kolke comes to Capac with more than three decades of experience in...

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WWTP Supt. discusses plant’s status & needs

WWTP Supt. discusses plant’s status & needs

Pat Rankin says the plant’s lift station in need of repair   IMLAY CITY — Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Supt. Pat Rankin filed a report to city commissioners at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Rankin and three employees oversee the plant’s daily...

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Drug Task Force busts owner of drug houses

Complaints from citizens led to the discovery of THC products   ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The St. Clair County Drug Task Force recently completed an investigation into a Port Huron business allegedly selling marijuana and THC products to minors. In late December, the...

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Commission elects Kohlman as chairman

Commission elects Kohlman as chairman

Board also approves agenda items for 2022-2023 fiscal year   LAPEER COUNTY — The Lapeer County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Tom Kohlman to the position of Board Chairperson for the year 2023. District 3 Board member Kevin Knisely nominated Kohlman,...

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Complaint leads to life of community service

Complaint leads to life of community service

Steve Hoeksema retires after 42 years in township government   IMLAY TWP. — When Steve and Debby Hoeksema decided to build their dream home in their hometown, neither of them dreamed it would lead to a lifetime of service in the township. Such was the case in...

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