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COVID-19 testing  criteria expands

COVID-19 testing criteria expands

‘Rapid Test’ coming soon to our area TRI-CITY AREA — As businesses reopen and the local economy returns to some semblance of normalcy, growing numbers of people are venturing out into the world again. However, for senior citizens and people with underlying health...

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Imlay City man dies in  vehicle repair accident

Imlay City man dies in vehicle repair accident

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City police, firefighters and Lapeer County emergency crews responded at 1:10 p.m. on Friday (May 29) to the 800 block of N. Van Dyke Rd., where a vehicle had reportedly fallen on an Imlay City man. Lapeer County Sheriff’s Det./Sgt. Jason Parks...

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M-53 light delayed

M-53 light delayed

Imlay City seeks assistance to get flashing signal at Borland Rd. activated for new hall   IMLAY CITY — The Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) has informed city officials that installation of a flashing traffic signal at the corner of M-53 and East Borland...

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Sunny skies, flowers attract marketgoers

Sunny skies, flowers attract marketgoers

Imlay City’s Farmers Market enjoys a busy opening day IMLAY CITY — Mother Nature could not have been more hospitable for the opening of the Imlay City Farmers Market on Thursday, May 21. With temperatures hovering around 70 degrees and nary a cloud in the sky, large...

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MC19 Relief answers call for help

MC19 Relief answers call for help

Goodland’s Travis Fick launches effort to find, distribute supplies for those affected by COVID-19   GOODLAND TWP. — Travis Fick of Goodland Township was just looking for a way to help others at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Michigan. Laid off from his...

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Almont’s graduation  was ‘virtual’ success

Almont’s graduation was ‘virtual’ success

View ceremony in entirety Sunday, May 31 at 5 p.m. ALMONT — In the absence of traditional commencement exercises, Almont High School Principal Liz Gallagher described their May 14-17 “virtual” graduation ceremony as a success. While she still holds out some hope for a...

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Youth is arrested for gas station break-in

Youth is arrested for gas station break-in

Police, K-9 dog help track down 16-year-old suspect IMLAY CITY — A 16-year-old Imlay City youth has been arrested for breaking into the Exxon gas station at 110 E. Capac Rd. on Sunday, May 24. Police Chief Scott Pike reported that at around 2:56 a.m., Officer Sara...

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Fair, other summer events still on hold

TRI-CITY AREA — With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, uncertainty remains about the status of several local events scheduled for this summer of 2020. Cancellations Organizers of Imlay City’s Busker Fest (June 12-13), Almont’s Homecoming Festival (Aug. 8), and...

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Imlay City’s Top Ten in the spotlight

Imlay City’s Top Ten in the spotlight

  IMLAY CITY — It’s tradition for family and friends to file in to the Imlay City High School gymnasium every spring to see the graduating class receive their diplomas. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, those ceremonies will look different for the Class of 2020....

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Susie Desk: Nurse on the front lines

Susie Desk: Nurse on the front lines

Imlay City native helped battle TB, served in France during World War I Editor’s note: The following history about Imlay City native Susie Desk was written and graciously provided by Marilyn Swihart of the Imlay City Historical Society. Our country has faced many...

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