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General Squier Rd. petition approved

Commission okays abandoning a portion of roadway LAPEER COUNTY — On December 16, the Lapeer County Road Commission voted to abandon the decertified portion of General Squier Road, between Lake George and Havens roads in Dryden Twp. This mile segment was first...

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St. Clair now taking vaccine pre-registrations

St. Clair now taking vaccine pre-registrations

Pharmacies hope to receive doses in coming weeks   TRI-CITY AREA — On Friday the St. Clair County Health Department’s new COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration system went live. It allows anyone living or working in St. Clair County interested in receiving the...

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Kids learn winter lessons outdoors

Kids learn winter lessons outdoors

7 Ponds naturalists reconnect with students at local schools   ALMONT — On one of the coldest mornings of the new year, a group of Almont middle-schoolers ventured outdoors Thursday, Jan. 28, to learn how animals stay warm during the winter months. Recent indoor...

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Capac, General Squier roads set for repairs

Capac, General Squier roads set for repairs

Counties detail plans for local 2021 projects   TRI-CITY AREA — Although 2021 is shaping up to be a busy one for interstate projects, the scene will be quieter on the local level. Road commissions from both St. Clair and Lapeer counties report they’ll each...

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Free meals for kids

Free meals for kids

Program allows IC Schools to help youth regardless of income, learning situation   IMLAY CITY — Whether a toddler just learning their ABC’s or a senior studying from home virtually, Imlay City Schools wants to feed them. Because of the pandemic, the district is...

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Restaurants open again for dining

Restaurants open again for dining

IMLAY CITY — Michigan restaurants were able to reopen for inside dining Monday, Feb. 1, after being forced to close for more than two months due to the pandemic. The chance to reopen is good news for Krume Gavrilovski, who along with wife, Diane, have owned and...

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Imlay teen advocates for student athletes

Imlay teen advocates for student athletes

Mary Lengemann speaks at rally urging officials to restart winter sport season     TRI-CITY AREA — Imlay City High School junior Mary Lengemann is eager to get back on the basketball court but pandemic health orders from the state have delayed the season’s...

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Terminations continue at Keihin plant

Terminations continue at Keihin plant

Full cessation of operations is expected by mid-June   CAPAC — Another round of employee terminations is taking place at the Keihin Michigan Manufacturing (KMM) plant in Capac. The terminations at the plant at 14898 Koehn Rd. are consistent with previous actions...

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WinterFest returns to Seven Ponds

WinterFest returns to Seven Ponds

DRYDEN TWP. — WinterFest is scheduled to take place at Seven Ponds Nature Center this Saturday, January 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day will be full of outdoor activities, including pre-packaged s’mores kits to roast over a fire, pond dipping, lawn games, ice...

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