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Bishop says Lapeer County’s future is bright

Bishop says Lapeer County’s future is bright

Administrator details his on-the job priorities   LAPEER — More than a year into his job as county administrator, Quentin Bishop laid out his vision for moving forward in his State of the County address last month. The event was hosted by the Economic Development...

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Proposals abound in primary

New millages, renewals to be decided   TRI-CITY AREA — Between now and August 2 local voters will be tasked with studying up on the rather long list of proposals that will appear on the primary ballot. Tri-City area voters in Lapeer County will consider various...

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Treatment plant withstands heavy rains

Treatment plant withstands heavy rains

Flooded streets & basements following Friday’s cloudburst   ALMONT — A period of sustained and sometimes torrential rains fell Friday afternoon, resulting in flooded streets and basements in the Village of Almont. The heaviest rainfall began at around 3 p.m....

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Imlay City recognizes top achievers

Imlay City recognizes top achievers

IMLAY CITY — Graduation day is nearly here for Imlay City High School’s Class of 2022. Seniors will receive their diplomas this Sunday, June 5, at a 2:30 p.m. ceremony in the high school’s gym. Among those celebrating that memorable day will be the following ten...

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District responds to threat against student

Individual made statements via video game   IMLAY CITY — An increased police presence was seen on Imlay City Schools’ campus on Tuesday after threatening statements were directed toward a student on Friday. According to a letter sent to parents by Supt. Dr. Stu...

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State grant helps bring new company to Capac

State grant helps bring new company to Capac

Parts manufacturer pledges to invest $13.3 million and create 200-plus jobs   CAPAC — With help from a state grant, a new automotive manufacturing company will soon occupy the former Keihin Michigan Manufacturing plant. Last week, the Michigan Economic...

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Honoring sacrifice

Honoring sacrifice

Memorial Day ceremonies happening Monday, May 30 in Tri-City area   TRI-CITY AREA — Local veterans groups will host Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 30, to honor the members of the military who’ve died in service to the United States. The community is...

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Expansion coming to Ed Tech

Expansion coming to Ed Tech

Attica educational facility offers unique opportunities   ATTICA — The Lapeer County Education and Technology Center (Ed-Tech) in Attica has for decades served as an educational oasis for Lapeer County students interested in learning the trades and numerous other...

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Blue Star Mothers nurture patriotism

Blue Star Mothers nurture patriotism

Allenton mom seeks members and support for area chapter   ALLENTON — Members of the local chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America (BSM) are seeking funds and donations to support local veterans and their families. Allenton resident Tanya Lahr, who represents Blue...

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