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City seeks fire hall solutions

City seeks fire hall solutions

Imlay City Fire Department remains housed at old hall IMLAY CITY — It was on June 26 that Imlay City officials and firefighters hosted a ribbon-cutting/open house at the new fire hall on East Borland Road. More than 150 people showed up that evening to celebrate the...

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Smoke House owners eye late Sept. opening

Smoke House owners eye late Sept. opening

Delays continue to hamper reopening of retail business ALMONT TWP. — Due to continued delays and setbacks, Country Smoke House owners, Steve and Sue Francis, predict that the business will not be able to reopen before late September. It’s been more than 10 months...

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Imlay City postpones school start one week

Large virtual enrollment pushes first day of classes from August 24 to August 31 IMLAY CITY — Imlay City students get to enjoy one more week of summer vacation. At an emergency meeting, held August 12, the school board gave the okay to move the first day of classes...

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Almont Schools mull delayed starting date

Almont Schools mull delayed starting date

Kalmar said Board may opt to begin classes on Aug. 31 ALMONT — Almont School officials are expected to decide tonight, August 19, if they should delay the start of the 2020-2021 school year by one week, until Monday, Aug, 31. The district’s plan was for in-person...

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No easy choices

No easy choices

Families share why they’re doing in-person, virtual or homeschool learning for the 2020-21 school year TRI-CITY AREA — Parents all over the state are being asked to make an unusual choice this school year—having to decide how their children will receive an education...

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V.A. seeks 0.085 mill increase on Nov. 3rd

Ballot language approved by county commissioners LAPEER COUNTY — Staff at the Lapeer County Veterans Affairs Office are hoping county residents will support a slight tax increase on the Nov. 3, 2020 general election ballot. Recently, the Lapeer County Board of...

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Sewer project delayed until spring

Sewer project delayed until spring

CN Railroad’s rejections result in plan to reroute the project IMLAY CITY — A 2020 infrastructure project to extend sanitary sewer from the railroad viaduct on M-53, east to the wastewater treatment plant, is being postponed until spring of 2021. Imlay City DPW Supt....

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Preparedness plan in place

Preparedness plan in place

Imlay City board formalizes ‘return to learn’ protocols for new school year IMLAY CITY — At their July 27 meeting, the Imlay City School Board unanimously approved the district’s Return to School preparedness and response plan for the 2020-2021 school year. Supt. Dr....

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Woods-N-Water Weekend latest COVID-19 casualty

Woods-N-Water Weekend latest COVID-19 casualty

Organizers make plans for biggest-ever event in 2021 IMLAY CITY — The unrelenting coronavirus has claimed yet another popular local community event. The 2020 Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend, scheduled for Sept. 11-13 at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds, has...

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