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Imlay City Chamber sets Auction date

Chamber fundraiser moves to fairgrounds on Sept. 19th IMLAY CITY — In a departure from tradition, the Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting an outdoor “Chamber Auction” on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds. Auction-related...

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Library will soon offer limited access

Library will soon offer limited access

Ruth Hughes staff will host a soft opening on Aug. 31 IMLAY CITY — The Ruth Hughes District Library in Imlay City is tentatively moving up to the next stage of its reopening process. Unless state-level restrictions change, Director Tracy Aldrich said the Imlay City...

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City seeks fire hall solutions

City seeks fire hall solutions

Imlay City Fire Department remains housed at old hall IMLAY CITY — It was on June 26 that Imlay City officials and firefighters hosted a ribbon-cutting/open house at the new fire hall on East Borland Road. More than 150 people showed up that evening to celebrate the...

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Smoke House owners eye late Sept. opening

Smoke House owners eye late Sept. opening

Delays continue to hamper reopening of retail business ALMONT TWP. — Due to continued delays and setbacks, Country Smoke House owners, Steve and Sue Francis, predict that the business will not be able to reopen before late September. It’s been more than 10 months...

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Imlay City postpones school start one week

Large virtual enrollment pushes first day of classes from August 24 to August 31 IMLAY CITY — Imlay City students get to enjoy one more week of summer vacation. At an emergency meeting, held August 12, the school board gave the okay to move the first day of classes...

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Almont Schools mull delayed starting date

Almont Schools mull delayed starting date

Kalmar said Board may opt to begin classes on Aug. 31 ALMONT — Almont School officials are expected to decide tonight, August 19, if they should delay the start of the 2020-2021 school year by one week, until Monday, Aug, 31. The district’s plan was for in-person...

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No easy choices

No easy choices

Families share why they’re doing in-person, virtual or homeschool learning for the 2020-21 school year TRI-CITY AREA — Parents all over the state are being asked to make an unusual choice this school year—having to decide how their children will receive an education...

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V.A. seeks 0.085 mill increase on Nov. 3rd

Ballot language approved by county commissioners LAPEER COUNTY — Staff at the Lapeer County Veterans Affairs Office are hoping county residents will support a slight tax increase on the Nov. 3, 2020 general election ballot. Recently, the Lapeer County Board of...

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Sewer project delayed until spring

Sewer project delayed until spring

CN Railroad’s rejections result in plan to reroute the project IMLAY CITY — A 2020 infrastructure project to extend sanitary sewer from the railroad viaduct on M-53, east to the wastewater treatment plant, is being postponed until spring of 2021. Imlay City DPW Supt....

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