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Almont Homecoming plans underway

Almont Homecoming plans underway

One-day community event returns on Saturday, Aug. 8 ALMONT — The Village of Almont is currently in planning mode in anticipation of the 2020 Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Aug. 8. Almont Village Manager Mike Connors, who is serving as event chairman, says plans...

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Schools launch free food service

Schools launch free food service

All districts offering meals for youth 18 and under TRI-CITY AREA — Late on Thursday, March 12, Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered that all schools be closed starting Monday, March 16 for a period of three weeks, until April 6. That announcement came after some...

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Closed. Canceled. Postponed.

Closed. Canceled. Postponed.

Schools, businesses shuttered; public events shut down in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19   TRI-CITY AREA — Closed. Canceled. Postponed. In the wake of a coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak in Michigan and across the United States, nearly all public spaces have...

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‘Egg-citing’ times for Dryden students

‘Egg-citing’ times for Dryden students

Once hatched, chicks can be purchased DRYDEN — Dryden Elementary Preschool students in Lindsay Bridgewater’s class are learning about the life cycle of chickens in a fun, hands-on way thanks to “Egg-citing.” “Egg-citing is a program that the Lapeer County Farm Bureau...

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Armstrong appointed  to the bench

Armstrong appointed to the bench

Gov. fills vacant seat in St. Clair County’s District Court   ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Mona Armstrong is the county’s newest judge. On Thursday, March 5, Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Armstrong to fill the open seat left by Judge Cynthia Platzer’s resignation in...

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Almont graduation moves to The Bells

Almont graduation moves to The Bells

School officials envision more comfort for grads and guests   ALMONT — On Sunday, May 31 at 5 p.m., school bells will again be heard ringing at Almont’s former elementary school at 401 Church Street. In a symbolic gesture, this year’s Almont High School graduates...

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Beard and ‘Stash’  contest planned

Beard and ‘Stash’ contest planned

National champion Mark Byrnes to coordinate event as part of Sesquicentennial celebration   IMLAY CITY — Momentum is growing in anticipation of Imlay City’s Sesquicentennial Celebration to take place downtown Aug. 7-9 Also expected to grow between now and the...

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Tri-Hospital EMS releases 2019 stats

Tri-Hospital EMS releases 2019 stats

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Statistics from 2019 show Tri-Hospital EMS responded to just over 200 calls each in the village of Capac and Mussey Township. Their ambulance crews were dispatched to 159 calls in Berlin Township and 61 in Lynn Township during the last calendar year...

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MSU Extension measures impact on community

MSU Extension measures impact on community

Annual reports detail economics, reach of programming in Lapeer, St. Clair   TRI-CITY AREA — Michigan State University (MSU) Extension seeks to help local residents improve their lives on all levels and in all places whether that’s at home or school, on the farm...

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Attica museum preps for community event

Attica museum preps for community event

May 16 celebration to spotlight expansion at historical museum   ATTICA TWP. — Attica Township’s Community Celebration on Saturday, May 16 is more than two months away but that isn’t stopping organizers from getting a jump start on prepping for the event to...

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