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County seniors identify transportation as issue

County seniors identify transportation as issue

Local foundation eyes funds, collaboration to fill the need LAPEER COUNTY — A recent survey conducted by the Four County Community Foundation revealed that the lack of public transportation is of significant concern to many Lapeer County residents. 4CCF Director Kathy...

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Eager to be immunized

Health Dept. not yet taking appointments for COVID-19 shots; requests patience LAPEER COUNTY — Local health officials are glad there’s many residents eager to receive the COVID-19 vaccine but Lapeer County Health Department Director Kathy Haskins warns it will be a...

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Hopeful for better tidings in new year

Hopeful for better tidings in new year

Despite COVID, Craig Horton envisions growth and progress IMLAY CITY — When Craig Horton assumed the job of Imlay City manager in July, he knew challenges lay ahead. Given his financial background and experience in Lapeer County, Horton anticipated that the...

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Wendy Lange runs Polly Ann distance

Wendy Lange runs Polly Ann distance

Dryden long-distance runner covers the entire 36-mile trail DRYDEN — There are people who love to run distances, and then there are people who challenge themselves to run even farther. Dryden resident, Wendy Lange, who turned 55 on Saturday (Jan. 2), fits into both...

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Ceremony marks start for performing arts center

Ceremony marks start for performing arts center

IC Schools officially breaks ground for new facility made possible by ’19 bond IMLAY CITY — Site work for the district’s Performing Arts Center started several weeks ago but the project got it’s official start earlier this month when the Imlay City Schools Board of...

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Vaccine campaigns begin

Vaccine campaigns begin

New virus cases drop but death figures remain steady, health officials report TRI-CITY AREA — The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to trend lower but, unfortunately, Lapeer and St. Clair counties’ weekly death numbers have not dropped. Between December 22-28, 11...

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An honor to serve

An honor to serve

Kempf concludes 20 years on county board IMLAY CITY — Ian Kempf’s 20 years serving as a Lapeer County commissioner came to a conclusion on December 17 when the board met for the last time in 2020. His fellow commissioners read and approved a resolution in honor of...

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2020: A news year in review

2020: A news year in review

COVID-19, community response dominate headlines TRI-CITY TIMES — As could be expected, there was no shortage of news in 2020, pandemic and otherwise. The following is a month-to-month list of some of the top stories from the past 12 months. January •Heavy rains cause...

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Local parishes part of Archdiocese changes

Local parishes part of Archdiocese changes

Restructuring efforts to form 51 families for S.E. Michigan TRI-CITY AREA — Several local Catholic churches are among those to be part of a major restructuring process during the next two years starting in 2021 and continuing into 2022. On Dec. 9, the Catholic...

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Capac debates holiday break length

Capac debates holiday break length

Board votes 5-2 to reaffirm classes resume January 4 CAPAC — District administrators had hoped that staff and students could delay their scheduled return to the classroom following the holidays, but a majority of school board members weren’t on board. At Thursday’s...

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