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Lions present  check to local  Food Bank

Lions present check to local Food Bank

Donation helps fill boxes at Attica United Methodist ATTICA TWP. — On a bright, sunny morning Monday, the basement and parking lot of the Attica Methodist Church was as busy as a bee hive with a multitude of workers sorting through food. Twice a month, dozens of...

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Fourth St. work ahead of schedule

Fourth St. work ahead of schedule

Sewer line project could be done by mid-June IMLAY CITY — There was good news to share at the Imlay City Commission meeting Tuesday evening. City Manager Craig Horton reported to the commission he had been told the Fourth St. construction project has been moving along...

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Traffic headaches on M-53

Traffic headaches on M-53

Bridge replacement and repaving of over eight miles   GOODLAND TWP. — The drive on M-53, north of Imlay City, is about to get more challenging in the coming weeks and months. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $9.8 million to resurface...

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Outreach to area youth fills a vision

Outreach to area youth fills a vision

Rachel’s Closet coming to Dryden school   DRYDEN — The ultimate goal of helping teens deal with the basic needs of life has mushroomed beyond what he first originally thought. Russ Underwood, a member of the St. John’s Episcopal Church of Dryden, spent hours...

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Area first responders kept busy

Area first responders kept busy

No serious injuries reported in two separate accidents   TRI-CITY AREA — Two separate accidents in the Almont and Imlay City areas kept first responders busy in the past week. Just before 10 p.m. on May 3, police from Almont, Imlay City and Dryden responded to...

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EMS language to be placed on the ballot

EMS language to be placed on the ballot

Voters will have their say on EMS service in August   LAPEER — The question of a Lapeer County Emergency Medical Services (LCEMS) millage will go before the voters in August, but it wasn’t without tribulation. The Lapeer County Commission voted 4-3 to allow the...

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DDA wins  top prize

DDA wins top prize

Interactive banners to hang downtown   IMLAY CITY — Beginning later this year, or early next, visitors to the downtown district of Imlay City will have the opportunity to learn of the city’s history or remember individuals who contributed to the success of the...

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Cinco de Mayo festival to fill downtown

Cinco de Mayo festival to fill downtown

Visitors have options including food and dance   IMLAY CITY — Downtown Main St. will be the place to be May 4 when the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration provides an evening of entertainment. The event, sponsored by the Hispanic Service Center of Imlay City, will...

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Capac FFA barn under construction

Capac FFA barn under construction

After several delays, Ag facility taking shape   CAPAC — The much anticipated FFA livestock barn for the district has finally broken ground and is taking shape. The project had been delayed for various reasons, including material costs and finalizing plans for...

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