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Bear sighting deemed hoax

Facebook post claims black bear seen in Imlay City limits   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police Chief Brett Selby reported that over the weekend (Oct. 15-16), someone on Facebook claimed that a black bear had been spotted within the city limits. Selby said the...

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‘Project RED’ teaches how food gets to table

‘Project RED’ teaches how food gets to table

Farm Bureau sponsors annual event to educate youngsters   IMLAY CITY — The Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds was teeming with young people and farm animals on Thursday (Oct. 6) for the Lapeer County Farm Bureau’s annual Project RED (Rural Education Day). More...

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MDOT awards street repair funding

MDOT awards street repair funding

Village of Almont recipient of $84,000 matching grant   ALMONT — The Village of Almont has been awarded a $84,000 matching grant from the Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) for the purpose of making street repairs. While already approved, the funds will not...

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Due caution used to apprehend runaway

Chief Selby said department vigilant in response to incident   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police Chief Brett Selby released the following information pertaining to Friday’s (Oct. 7) incident involving a 15-year-old boy who had run away from his home in Romeo. Chief...

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Imlay City Fire Dept. is in need of trucks

Fire Dept. officials report that current fleet of trucks is aging   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Fire Chief Rick Horton and Fire Lt. Jeff Marceau were at the city commission meeting Tuesday, Oct. 4 to discuss the fire department’s more urgent needs. Chief Horton told...

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Almont F.D. Pancake Breakfast on Oct. 16

Almont F.D. Pancake Breakfast on Oct. 16

Community event runs from 8 a.m. - noon at the fire hall ALMONT — A longstanding community tradition continues on Sunday, Oct. 16, when Almont Fire & Rescue and Almont Ash Sifters co-host their annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. - noon at the fire hall at 7487...

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Finish line formula

Finish line formula

Imlay City teacher, runner Lisa Grout still winning races 20 years after first contest   IMLAY CITY — When she’s not in the classroom helping Imlay City Middle School students master important math skills, Lisa Grout can be found lacing up her running shoes and...

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Let the water flow

Let the water flow

Repairs to broken water main completed; safe water delivery is restored to the area   TRI-CITY AREA — The broken Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) water main has been repaired and normal water operations have been restored throughout the area. The 10-foot-wide...

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Classic cars converge on Capac this Sunday

Classic cars converge on Capac this Sunday

CAPAC — Downtown Capac will be the destination for classic car enthusiasts this Sunday, Sept. 25. That’s when the 2022 Scholz Autofest, marking its 28th year, will draw vintage vehicle owners and admirers. Hours for the car and truck show are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event...

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