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Full-scale return for Fair

Full-scale return for Fair

Traditional attractions on tap for July 2021   IMLAY CITY — On Monday, the Eastern Michigan State Fair announced their plans for 2021. This year’s five-day event will be held the last week of July, as has been the recent tradition. Fair gates will open Tuesday,...

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Animal Control staff pawing its way back

Animal Control staff pawing its way back

Millage defeat prompts fresh approach to serving needs of county animals   LAPEER COUNTY — Last November, Lapeer County residents defeated a 0.20-mill proposal to fund Lapeer County Animal Control for five years. Since the setback at the polls, the agency’s...

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Liebler, Atkins, unite to insure customers

Liebler, Atkins, unite to insure customers

IMLAY CITY — Two familiar names in the insurance industry have reached a mutually favorable business agreement. Jeff Liebler, owner of Liebler Agency Insurance, Inc., announced this week that he has purchased the Paul Atkins Insurance Group at 230 E. Third St. in...

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Pike steps down as I.C. chief

Pike steps down as I.C. chief

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police Chief Scott Pike has announced he will be retiring from his post, effective April 30, 2021. Pike announced his retirement on Facebook on Thursday, Feb. 25, after first submitting his letter of resignation to Imlay City Manager Craig...

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Attica upgrades air packs for firefighters

Attica upgrades air packs for firefighters

FEMA grant helps purchase new gear ATTICA TWP. — The township’s fire department has received financial help to purchase critical equipment for their force. The Assistance to Firefighters grant, administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has...

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Let’s go: Kip’s online presence grows

Let’s go: Kip’s online presence grows

Imlay farmer named to Rep.’s ag council IMLAY TOWNSHIP — Farmer Kip Siegler keeps doing what he can to put Imlay City and agriculture on the map. His YouTube channel, Kip Sieger Farming, now has more than 20,000 subscribers and he was recently named to Congresswoman...

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All in the family

All in the family

Third generation of Grondins prepare to join the business launched in Dryden TRI-CITY AREA — Susie Grondin Kage, former Human Resources Director for Grondin’s Hair Center for more than 20 years, credits family matriarch Elizabeth “Liz” Grondin for sparking her...

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Knights give to help special needs students

Knights give to help special needs students

  IMLAY CITY — Proceeds from the Knights of Columbus’s annual Tootsie Roll Drive will help boost special education students at Imlay City Schools. Earlier this month, Council 4556 Grand Knight Rick Woodworth presented a check for $1,200 to Supt. Dr. Stu Cameron....

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Vintech buys former Willenborg building

Vintech buys former Willenborg building

Jim Schoonover sees growth, opportunity in future markets IMLAY CITY — Vintech Industry co-owners, Jim Schoonover and Frank Mu, recently purchased the former Willenborg Associates Building at 620 Industrial Parkway in the Imlay City Industrial Park. Schoonover said...

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Sled hill for children opens at Lions Park

Sled hill for children opens at Lions Park

I.C. Parks & Rec. chairman thanks DPW for their efforts IMLAY CITY — City Commissioner Kelly Villanueva, who also serves as chairperson for the city’s Parks & Recreation Board, is issuing an invitation to children and parents. “We want to remind kids and their...

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