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Family feud fuels fairground fracas

911 calls said combatants brandished bats and guns IMLAY CITY — Police continue to sift through sketchy details of a fight involving multiple people that broke out during an outdoor auction at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds on Sunday, Oct. 4. Police Chief...

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Library renewal on  ballot in Goodland

Library renewal on ballot in Goodland

Request seeks to extend current millage GOODLAND TWP. — For the second time this year, township voters will be asked to consider a library funding ballot request. The November 3 general election ballot includes a proposal to renew the existing .8777 mills for a period...

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High School to reopen Oct. 12

High School to reopen Oct. 12

Almont Supt. reports one new case, but not necessarily related ALMONT — Schools Supt. Dr. William Kalmar reported on Tuesday, Oct. 6 that another Almont High School student has tested positive for the coronavirus. The newly-confirmed case marks the second Almont...

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Hometown trio joins I.C. Fire Department

Hometown trio joins I.C. Fire Department

Chief Rick Horton is hoping others are inspired to join IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Fire Department’s newest members—Ronny Young, Joe Ross and Mike Craven—are carrying on the time-honored tradition of serving their community through participation in the fire service....

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Seven Ponds photogs present burning class

Seven Ponds photogs present burning class

Outdoor venue provided setting to test technique IMLAY CITY — If you were in attendance at last Saturday’s Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Auction, you may have had the chance to witness a “burning class” presented by members of the Seven Ponds Nature Center...

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Lapeer County  Animal Control  seeks support

Lapeer County Animal Control seeks support

Nov. 3 ballot request would fund agency for five years LAPEER COUNTY — A proposal to approve a 0.20-mill levy to fund Lapeer County Animal Control for five years will appear on the Tues., Nov. 3 election ballot. Two-tenths of a mill is the equivalent of 20 cents for...

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COVID case closes Almont H.S.

COVID case closes Almont H.S.

Supt. says primary and middle schools remain open ALMONT — Almont Schools Supt. Dr. William Kalmar announced Sunday, Sept. 27, that because a student was diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, Almont High School has been closed for in-person instruction until Monday, Oct....

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Archway to be restored

Archway to be restored

Imlay Township Cemetery’s 150-plus year-old sign now in local workshop IMLAY TWP. — The restoration of a piece of local history is now underway. Last month, the archway at the Imlay Township Cemetery was carefully removed from its supports and transported to Rick...

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Help wanted: Area clerks need  election workers

Help wanted: Area clerks need election workers

  TRI-CITY AREA — In the run up to November’s general election, officials across the country and state say there’s a desperate need for poll workers, but does that same urgency exist locally? Some clerks from the Tri-City area say they’ve got the help they need...

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Police lauded for  efforts at house fire

Police lauded for efforts at house fire

Imlay City officer, Lapeer Sheriff deputies tended to Imlay City victims LAPEER — Four police officers who responded to the scene of a fatal February 2019 house fire in Imlay City were honored last week by the Police Officers Association of Michigan (POAM) as their...

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