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More I-69 projects planned for 2022

More I-69 projects planned for 2022

Contractor completes $38 million St. Clair County project one year early TRI-CITY AREA — Just as two projects on I-69 have finished, state engineers are gearing up for more work on the freeway in the coming months. In 2022, the Michigan Department of Transportation...

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Imlay City receives a positive audit report

Imlay City receives a positive audit report

City’s $3.1 million fund balance good, but monitoring advised   IMLAY CITY — The City of Imlay City received some good news in the form of its 2020-2021 audit report. The past fiscal year’s audit report was submitted for the review of Imlay City commissioners at...

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Final maps adopted

Final maps adopted

Local voters will be in new voting districts when going to the polls in 2022   TRI-CITY AREA — Just before 2021 came to a close, the state’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission approved maps that lay out new boundaries for voting districts for the next...

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Masks now required in St. Clair County schools

Masks now required in St. Clair County schools

Mandate in place through January 28   ST. CLAIR COUNTY — A mask mandate is now in place for students and staff at all schools in St. Clair County, including Capac Community Schools. Last week, Dr. Annette Mercatante, Medical Health Officer of the St. Clair County...

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2021: The year’s news in review

2021: The year’s news in review

TRI-CITY AREA — The year 2021 delivered it’s fair share of headline-making news. The Tri-City area, along with the rest of the world, continued to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic but 2021 also brought the return of annual events that had taken a year’s hiatus in 2020...

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Gate presides over cemetery once again

Gate presides over cemetery once again

Century old structure restored in Imlay Twp.   IMLAY TWP. — The township’s 100-plus year-old cemetery gate has been restored and returned to its home. Since last September, the cast iron structure has been in the workshop of Rick Thompson of Thompson Heritage...

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Growing their creature collection

Growing their creature collection

Science program expands with quail, fish, raised beds   CAPAC — The collection of creatures that call Capac Jr.-Sr. High School home continues to grow. In addition to those that walk on two or four feet, water dwellers—specifically perch and channel catfish—are...

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St. Paul’s distributing Christmas food boxes

St. Paul’s distributing Christmas food boxes

Food for Families volunteers see need throughout year   IMLAY CITY — No matter the time of year, volunteers at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church can be found giving freely of their time to assist struggling local individuals and families. In particular during the...

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New owner off to fresh start at Charlie Brown’s

New owner off to fresh start at Charlie Brown’s

Almont resident has plans for year-round restaurant   ALMONT — Charlie Brown’s Ice Cream & Restaurant at 750 N. Van Dyke has long been a fixture and a destination for Almont families and visitors. But after 22 years of serving up ice cream cones, sundaes, and...

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