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A remarkable recovery

A remarkable recovery

Dryden pastor returns to preaching after months’ long battle with COVID-19   DRYDEN — The Dryden Wesleyan Church was handed a difficult journey in September when their Pastor, Chris TerBush, was diagnosed with COVID-19. After struggling at home, being...

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Site plan gets the green light

Site plan gets the green light

Developers plan to create 17 apartment units in former school   CAPAC — Last month Capac’s Planning Commission approved the site plan submitted by developers seeking to give the former Capac Middle School new life as senior housing. The plans call for addressing...

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Candidate filing deadline near

Familiar names already on list for Lapeer County races   TRI-CITY AREA — Just under two weeks remain for public office candidates to file for upcoming elections. April 19 is the deadline for partisan and non-partisan candidates to file the proper paperwork with...

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Senior centers are a ‘welcome haven’

Senior centers are a ‘welcome haven’

Volunteers needed to help out at lunch, and as drivers   IMLAY CITY/LAPEER — After months of wearing masks and staying home, many local senior citizens are seeking a return to normalcy. That includes getting out of the house and spending time with family, friends...

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Residents should take heed of tornado sirens

Residents should take heed of tornado sirens

Chief Rick Horton says city focused on resident safety   IMLAY CITY — A new siren will soon be installed at Lamb-Steele Park to alert residents of tornadoes and fires. The new siren will replace the decades-old and obsolete siren located on the roof of the old...

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Adult victims of Dryden fire yet to be identified

Adult victims of Dryden fire yet to be identified

Investigators wait on autopsy results to release their names     DRYDEN — Michigan State Police and fire marshals continue to investigate the cause of last Monday’s, March 21 explosion and fire at Victoria Meadows Mobile Home Park that claimed the lives of...

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Goodland to try for library millage

Goodland to try for library millage

Twenty-year levy to appear on ballot   GOODLAND TWP. — On May 3, Goodland Township residents will be asked to decide a .9-mill, 20-year tax levy for services and programs at the township library at 2370 N. Van Dyke Rd. (M-53). If approved, the millage would raise...

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Water tower to get a new look

Water tower to get a new look

Internet provider ordered to remove equipment     CAPAC — The village is forging ahead with plans to paint and repair their water tower this summer. At their March 21 meeting, members voted to award the $329,000 bid for the work to E&L Contractors of...

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Explosion, fire causes death of four

Explosion, fire causes death of four

Fire marshal, investigators in search of potential cause   DRYDEN — An apparent explosion and fire at Victoria Meadows mobile home park left four people dead on Monday morning. As of Tuesday, investigators and medical examiners were still working to confirm the...

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