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Tom Youatt leaves successful legacy

Tom Youatt leaves successful legacy

Imlay City honors its retiring manager for job well done IMLAY CITY — The June 16 Imlay City Commission meeting was the last for Manager Tom Youatt, who officially retires on June 30. But before bidding adieu, Youatt updated commissioners on the status of the new fire...

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Indoor dining resumes

Indoor dining resumes

Area restaurants welcome customers after state’s COVID-19 restrictions lifted LaFonda’s grateful to customers IMLAY CITY — Salvador “Sal” Martinez is rolling out the red, green and white carpet for returning and new customers at La Fonda Mexican Kitchen at 430 E....

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City interviews second candidate  for manager job

City interviews second candidate for manager job

Commission wants police chief to conduct background checks IMLAY CITY — City commissioners have interviewed a second individual interested in succeeding City Manager Tom Youatt, who officially retires on June 30. During a special meeting on Thursday, June 11, the...

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Work starts on DDA streetscape project

Work starts on DDA streetscape project

Construction and replanting along Main St. in Almont ALMONT — After being delayed a year, work began last Monday, June 8, on the Almont Downtown Development Authority’s downtown streetscape project. DDA Director Kim Schall said the total scope of the $193,275...

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Imlay City parks reopen to public

Imlay City parks reopen to public

City welcomes residents and visitors to use all six parks IMLAY CITY — The city’s parks are again open to the public. Parks & Recreation Chairperson, Kelly Villanueva, reports that the yellow tape that had been installed on children’s playground equipment because...

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City offers manager job to Horton

City offers manager job to Horton

Commission opts to move quickly to fill Youatt’s seat IMLAY CITY — City Commissioners on Thursday (June 4) interviewed and intend to offer the soon-to-be-vacant city manager position to Craig Horton, longtime Lapeer County Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Horton, the...

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Bright future ahead for Capac’s Top Ten

Bright future ahead for Capac’s Top Ten

  CAPAC — July 26 is the big day for Capac High School graduates. That’s when the Class of 2020 will officially receive their diplomas. Originally, Pomp and Circumstance was due to reverberate through the high school gymnasium on May 18 but, like so many events,...

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Historic home incurs major fire damage

Historic home incurs major fire damage

  IMLAY CITY — A historic Imlay City residence at the corner of Fourth and Handley streets sustained heavy fire, smoke and water damage in a structure fire Wednesday, June 3. Imlay City firefighters responded sometime around 6:15 p.m. to reports of heavy smoke...

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Patriotic parade for WW2 veteran

Patriotic parade for WW2 veteran

Family, friends help Donald Dick mark 97th birthday ATTICA TWP. — Drive by birthday celebrations aren’t just for kids these days. On Saturday, family, friends and acquaintances paraded by Donald Dick’s Summers Road home to help the World War II veteran celebrate his...

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Polly Ann Trail  a big part of Rumley’s legacy

Polly Ann Trail a big part of Rumley’s legacy

Dryden community servant wore many hats over years DRYDEN — Larry Rumley, a dedicated community servant for both the Village and Township of Dryden, died on Wednesday, May 27, at the age of 74. Because of declining health, Rumley had recently moved with his wife,...

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