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Smoke detectors, quick response avert tragedy

Smoke detectors, quick response avert tragedy

Imlay City firefighters were in training session at time of fire   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Fire Capt. Scott Stone has provided details from Monday’s Sept. 27 fire in an apartment dwelling on Bancroft St. He said Imlay City firefighters had been training at the...

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A familial transition at Almont’s WWTP

A familial transition at Almont’s WWTP

Mark Farley’s retirement an opportunity for son, Clinton   ALMONT — Mark Farley’s name has been synonymous with Almont’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) for more than three decades. When he retired on Aug. 31, Farley had spent 32 years working at the sewage...

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Homecoming Parade & Bike Night, big fun

Homecoming Parade & Bike Night, big fun

Large turnout for DDA’s last Bike Night of 2021 season   IMLAY CITY — Parents, grandparents and supportive citizens flocked downtown Friday afternoon to witness Imlay City High School’s annual Homecoming Parade. Led by the Imlay City High School Band, the annual...

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Pizza pies and more

Pizza pies and more

Frank and Michelle Floreno mark 42nd year in business   IMLAY CITY — So how do you like your pizza? With mushrooms and green peppers? Bacon and sausage? How about anchovies and ham? No matter your preference, Pizza Machine owners Frank and Michelle Floreno are...

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Capac to get school officer

Capac to get school officer

Police Officer Dealca to work full-time in district   CAPAC — The village of Capac and school district have agreed to terms to create a school resource officer position. At their meeting on Thursday, the board of education approved a motion to enter into a...

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Dryden Fall Festival is back Sept. 24-25

Dryden Fall Festival is back Sept. 24-25

Traditional event will feature parade, fireworks, live music   DRYDEN — The Dryden Fall Festival Committee is putting its finishing touches on this weekend’s hometown celebration Sept. 24-25. Organizers note that all of this year’s activities take place at...

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Input sought regarding senior transportation

Input sought regarding senior transportation

Four County Foundation, consultants set a series of October meetings to talk needs   TRI-CITY AREA — The Four County Community Foundation (4CCF) is seeking input regarding the transportation needs of senior citizens. Those interested are being asked to attend an...

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Almont celebrates Heritage Festival

Almont celebrates Heritage Festival

Car show, duck race, live music and more on tap this Friday and Saturday   ALMONT — Almont’s Heritage Festival will take place in various locations in or near downtown this Friday and Saturday, September 17-18. On Friday, festival attendees can enjoy a visit to...

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‘Great weather, great crowds’

‘Great weather, great crowds’

Outdoor Weekend finds success in 35th annual event   IMLAY CITY — After a year’s absence, the 35th Annual Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend attracted thousands of visitors to Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds over the weekend, Sept. 10-12. Many of them relished...

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Lapeer County seeks parks input with survey

Lapeer County seeks parks input with survey

Residents urged to share thoughts on future development, community need   LAPEER COUNTY — County residents are being asked to share their thoughts on the future of local recreation and open spaces through a new online survey. Earlier this month, Lapeer County...

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