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Local effort, global impact

Local effort, global impact

Area yoga students team up to send relief to Sierra Leone   TRI-CITY AREA — For some, the practice of yoga is a passport to the soul. Others turn to the discipline for balance and strength—with each practice as individual as the practitioner. So when a Rotary...

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Injured deputies recovering at home

Injured deputies recovering at home

Suspect shot and killed after firing at officers in Burnside   LAPEER COUNTY — Two deputies, both injured while attempting to serve an arrest warrant last week, have been released from the hospital. Lapeer County Undersheriff Jeremy Howe confirmed on Monday that...

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Judge Preisel remembered

Judge Preisel remembered

Longtime public servant passes away at 95   LAPEER COUNTY — The Honorable Judge Clayton E. Preisel wore many hats in his lifetime and on the occasion of his passing at the age of 95, the community is pausing to remember and celebrate his service. Preisel passed...

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Full-scale truck stop proposed in Attica

Bazco Oil’s proposal subject of March 24 public hearing   ATTICA TWP. — The northwest corner of Lake Pleasant and Newark roads could soon become the site of a full-service truck stop. The 13-acre site is owned by G M&M Properties, L.L.C. of Lapeer and...

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Police identify shooter who injured deputy

Suspect dies after a second officer returns fire LAPEER COUNTY — A 47 year-old Imlay City man, Robert Charles Raymond, was shot and killed on Wednesday morning after he allegedly shot and injured a Lapeer County Sheriff’s deputy. According to the Michigan State Police...

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Easter Candy Hunt, Harvest Fest returning to Almont

Lions and DDA hosting annual community events   ALMONT — The Almont Lions Club and Almont DDA will again be teaming up to host Almont’s Harvest Festival on Sept. 16-17. DDA Director Kim Schall said the event will offer most of the same activities as previous...

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A busy weekend for Berlin Township F.D.

A busy weekend for Berlin Township F.D.

Fire Chief says department in need of more volunteers   BERLIN TWP. — Fighting fires and responding to traffic accidents are part and parcel of being a rural firefighter and/or Medical First Responder (MFR). In Berlin Township, those duties are left to a small...

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Imlay City grad wins Red Wing art contest

Imlay City grad wins Red Wing art contest

Hunter Pope pockets $5,000 prize in ‘Paint by Red Wings Numbers’ event   IMLAY CITY — Talented artist Hunter Pope continues to turn heads in the art world—and in the world of sports. The Class of 2015 Imlay City High School grad again earned recognition—and a...

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District opposes $6,522 fine

District opposes $6,522 fine

Almont Supt. and board asking for attendance requirement to be waived for this school year   ALMONT — Almont Schools Supt. Dr. William Kalmar is not happy about the prospect that the district could be fined $6,522 for not meeting the state-mandated 75% attendance...

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