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District opens school one last time

District opens school one last time

CAPAC — Former students, staff, parents and community members will have their chance to walk the halls of the Capac Middle School before it’s officially sold. The now vacant building will be open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The district...

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Outdoor Weekend is back

Outdoor Weekend is back

Hunting, fishing enthusiasts to reunite this Friday-Sunday   IMLAY CITY — The long-awaited 35th Annual Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend will be taking on added significance following last year’s cancellation due to COVID-19, not just for the thousands of...

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Capac’s Keihin plant listed for $9.9 million

Capac’s Keihin plant listed for $9.9 million

CAPAC — For $9.9 million dollars, the former Keihin Michigan Manufacturing facility could be yours. That’s the price tag currently on the now vacant 123,000 square foot plant on Koehn Road, according to Lee & Associates, the real estate company that’s listed the...

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Dr. Sillers tends to Butterfly Garden

Dr. Sillers tends to Butterfly Garden

Retired veterinarian appeals for others to offer assistance   IMLAY CITY — Caring for Imlay City’s Butterfly Garden is a labor of love for retired veterinarian Dr. Jim Sillers. Though the garden’s location on Third Street west of Almont Avenue remains a best-kept...

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Search ongoing for 15-year-old Imlay City boy

Search ongoing for 15-year-old Imlay City boy

Kamren Lanczak reported missing on June 19th, 2021   LAPEER COUNTY  — The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. has issued a missing person report for a 15-year-old Imlay City boy. The Sheriff’s Office reports that Kamren Lanczak was last seen on June 19, 2021. It is...

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Swihart documents Imlay City’s history

Swihart documents Imlay City’s history

Hometown historian’s first book might be a prequel   IMLAY CITY — Did Imlay City’s recent sesquicentennial pique your interest in the area’s history? Then local historian Marilyn Swihart’s newly published book, “So Many Stories to Tell: A Glimpse Into Imlay...

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Get tips, learn history at Outdoor Weekend

Get tips, learn history at Outdoor Weekend

IMLAY CITY — If you’re eager to amp up your knowledge of all things outdoors, make plans to check out any one of the seminars, demonstrations and displays at this year’s Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend, happening Sept. 10-12 at the Eastern Michigan State...

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Capac Road work to begin Tuesday

Capac Road work to begin Tuesday

BERLIN TWP. — The final phase of a reconstruction project on Capac Road is due to begin next week. The St. Clair County Road Commission announced in a recent press release that work is set to begin Tuesday, Sept. 7 from Hough Road to the Macomb County limits. The road...

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Butterfly teamwork

Butterfly teamwork

Attica’s Elyssa and Ethan Gnagey enlist family to help raise Monarchs   ATTICA — Caring for and releasing beautiful Monarch butterflies is a real family affair for the Gnageys. Elyssa, 9, and her brother Ethan, 7, have cared for more than 30 caterpillars so far...

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School experiences medical lockdown

Supt. looks to quell rumors about August 24 incident   DRYDEN — A medical emergency required Dryden Elementary School to enter a brief “lock down” on August 24, the second day of school for students and staff. In a letter to families and the community issued the...

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