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Student mural shows power of a kind word

Student mural shows power of a kind word

Graceann Odett’s artwork a positive message for kids ALMONT — A single kind word can change someone else’s entire day for the better. That is the message high school senior, Graceann Odett, hopes to convey in the large mural she recently finished in a hallway at the...

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Dogs in the Almont attack are returned to owner

ALMONT TWP. — Two dogs involved in the attack of a 51-year-old Almont Township woman on Feb. 14, 2020 have been returned to their owner with certain court-ordered restrictions. The pair of Caucasian Ovcharka Shepherds, owned by Gregory Messer, were among three dogs...

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Harvesting the sun

Harvesting the sun

California company looking to install solar panels in Goodland Township GOODLAND TWP. — A California-based company is making plans to construct a commercial size solar array on land between Bowers and Kohler roads. Orion Renewable Energy Group, L.L.C. confirmed that...

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Pandemic, power outages close schools

Statewide, instruction for grades 9-12 must be done remotely through Dec. 8 TRI-CITY AREA — Local school districts continue to deal with the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation. Per an epidemic order issued by the state on Sunday, all grade 9-12 instruction must move to...

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Imlay City Fire Dept. moves into new hall

Imlay City Fire Dept. moves into new hall

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Fire Department has officially moved into its new fire hall on East Borland Road. Fire Chief Rick Horton said moving the department’s fire trucks and essential equipment from the former downtown location to the new fire hall was completed...

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A young patriot answers calling

A young patriot answers calling

Alex Walton, 8, sells poppies at Kroger to help veterans IMLAY CITY — For the past five years, 8-year-old Alex Walton has sold poppies in front of the Imlay City Kroger store in conjunction with Veterans Day. On Saturday, November 7, he was there again, joined by his...

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More alumni honored

More alumni honored

Additional names have been added to Imlay City Schools’ veterans display IMLAY CITY — In honor of Veterans Day, Imlay City Schools has added additional alumni names to their Wall of Honor. The four panels, on display year-round in the high school hallway, list former...

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Museum diner  car back to its original color

Museum diner car back to its original color

  IMLAY CITY — In early August, railroad car artist Jeff Conners was in Imlay City to paint the old Grand Truck Railroad caboose outside the Imlay City Historical Museum. Conners, whose business is based in Pennsylvania, was back in town again last month, this...

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Almont searches for new manager

Mike Connors stepping down from post on Jan. 3 ALMONT — The search is on for a successor to Almont Village Manager Mike Connors. After four years as manager, Connors will be leaving his position on Jan. 3, 2021. Almont Village Council President Steve Schneider said...

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