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Lapeer County’s largest tree found in Imlay City

Lapeer County’s largest tree found in Imlay City

Local resident is recognized for black willow on property   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City resident Eli Greenman recently won the prize for having Lapeer County’s largest tree in ReLeaf Michigan’s “Big Tree Hunt.” The giant black willow on Greenman’s property was...

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Hlubic assumes duties as president

Hlubic assumes duties as president

Lifelong Capacian wants to enhance downtown district   CAPAC — Newly-elected village president Debbie Hlubic brings more than 27 years of experience and community service to her position. On Nov. 8, Hlubic received 382 votes or 63% of the total votes; defeating...

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Trucks costs rising as do Imlay City’s needs

Strong demand, limited supply of trucks add up to high prices   IMLAY CITY — Fire Chief Rick Horton on Tuesday, Dec. 6, updated city commissioners of ongoing challenges for the fire department. Chief Horton reported that the fire department has a current roster...

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Belle Valley Band to warm up the season

Belle Valley Band to warm up the season

Community band performs at ICHS on Sunday, Dec. 11   IMLAY CITY — The Belle Valley Community Band (BVCB) celebrates the holiday season with a presentation of “Winter Wonderland – A Season of Traditions” at the Imlay City High School gymnasium at 3 p.m. on Sunday,...

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Commissioners welcome newly-elected members

Commissioners welcome newly-elected members

Collison, DeLuca, Ramirez, Yockey assume their seats   IMLAY CITY — The City hosted a special meeting last Tuesday (Nov. 29) to swear in newly-elected Imlay City Commissioners Shane Collison, Joe DeLuca, Al Ramirez and Barb Yockey. The new commission’s first...

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No Scrooge in sight at treasurers’ meeting

No Scrooge in sight at treasurers’ meeting

Lapeer County Treasurer’s Association raises funds for foster kids’ holiday party   TRI-CITY AREA — Number crunchers. Bean counters. Penny pinchers. Whatever they’re referred to as, the reference often conjures up images of Bob Cratchett, breath clouding in the...

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Holly Day Light Parade this Saturday

Holly Day Light Parade this Saturday

Lighted Christmas parade set to start at 7 p.m. on Main St.   ALMONT — The annual “Holly Day Light Parade” returns to downtown Almont on Saturday (Dec. 3) at 7 p.m. The parade will feature its usual array of lighted vehicles, tractors, floats, Almont fire trucks,...

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Chamber to host ‘Winter Playground’

Chamber to host ‘Winter Playground’

Dec. 10 holiday activities include a lighted parade and Santa Claus   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Director Chris Bishop is reminding residents that the 2022 Winter Playground and Christmas Parade are rapidly approaching. This year’s holiday...

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Semi-truck strikes Imlay City viaduct

Semi-truck strikes Imlay City viaduct

Police report ‘no structural damage’ to R.R. overpass   IMLAY CITY — About once a year Imlay City police can count on a semi-truck striking the railroad viaduct at the intersection of Van Dyke (M-53) and Third Street. It happened again around 4:30 p.m. on...

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Pole barn is destroyed in fire

Pole barn is destroyed in fire

Imlay City firefighters assisted by neighboring departments   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City firefighters responded at around 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 to a pole barn fire on N. Van Dyke Rd. Fire Chief Rick Horton said a passerby witnessed flames and heavy smoke...

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