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Bond proposal passes

Bond proposal passes

IMLAY CITY  — Yesterday residents of the Imlay City School district voted to approve a $36.8 million bond proposal—the lone item on the Nov. 5 ballot in the Tri-City area. According to unofficial results from the Lapeer County Clerk’s Office, posted just before...

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Pickleball in the park

Pickleball in the park

Imlay Twp. utilizes state grant funding for upgrades, additions including new courts   IMLAY TWP. — Just as they had hoped, township officials were able to complete the bulk of park projects yet this fall thanks to state grant funding. In recent weeks,...

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Keihin opens eyes of students

Keihin opens eyes of students

Keihin Manufacturing staff hosts its fifth annual student outreach     CAPAC — So what’s it like to work at a modern manufacturing plant? And just what types of skills and knowledge base are required to land a position at such a plant? And of course, how much...

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Big plans for play

Big plans for play

Boy Scout seeks community’s help for playground project at Dryden park DRYDEN — Sixteen-year-old Shane VandenBerghe from Boy Scout Troop 130 has big plans for the playground area at his hometown’s General Squier Memorial Park. Shane has been working hard to organize,...

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Students salute our hometown veterans

Students salute our hometown veterans

ICHS rolls out the red, white and blue carpet IMLAY CITY — Students and staff at Imlay City High School rolled out the red, white and blue carpet for local veterans on Thursday, October 24. The school’s Veterans’ Honor Roll Reception has become a pre-Veterans Day...

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Imlay business moves to iconic Almont location

Imlay business moves to iconic Almont location

Backyard Creations relocates to former Almont Saddlery building Business owners Chris and Jaason Bishop are hoping a move to Almont will translate to more foot traffic and increased business revenue. Their plans are to move into the eastern portion of the building in...

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Group raising funds for Gen. Squier statue

Group raising funds for Gen. Squier statue

Fundraiser is Friday, Nov. 8th at the Metamora Lions Club   DRYDEN — All local residents are invited to a special event on Friday, Nov. 8 to raise funds for a statue of General George Owen Squier to be placed at Dryden’s Memorial Park. The “Support an American...

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Bond proposal goes to voters

Imlay City Schools seeks $36.8 million for upgrades, additions     IMLAY CITY - Some 20 months ago, district leaders began discussing their options to bring a funding proposal in front of voters and come Tuesday, those efforts will culminate with a vote by school...

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Combs times two at Weston

Combs times two at Weston

Erin Combs returns to Imlay City Schools, follows in her mom’s teaching footsteps   IMLAY CITY — Nearly 20 years ago, Tracey and Erin Combs were hand-in-hand at Weston Elementary, both shedding some tears over Erin’s first days in kindergarten. This year, in that...

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