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Preparedness plan in place

Preparedness plan in place

Imlay City board formalizes ‘return to learn’ protocols for new school year IMLAY CITY — At their July 27 meeting, the Imlay City School Board unanimously approved the district’s Return to School preparedness and response plan for the 2020-2021 school year. Supt. Dr....

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Woods-N-Water Weekend latest COVID-19 casualty

Woods-N-Water Weekend latest COVID-19 casualty

Organizers make plans for biggest-ever event in 2021 IMLAY CITY — The unrelenting coronavirus has claimed yet another popular local community event. The 2020 Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend, scheduled for Sept. 11-13 at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds, has...

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Old caboose gets new coat of paint

Old caboose gets new coat of paint

Jeff Conner and ‘Show Paints’ complete colorful restoration IMLAY CITY — It had been 16 years since the old Grand Trunk Western Railroad caboose outside the Imlay City Historical Museum had been painted. Enter Jeff Conner, owner of Show Paints by Conner of Greenville,...

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Bowled over: Making a case for reopening

Bowled over: Making a case for reopening

Hideaway Lanes owner helps organize rally at state capitol planned for August 12 TRI-CITY AREA — The Michigan Bowling Proprietors Association will hold a peaceful protest in Lansing on the front lawn of the Capitol building one week from today. Paul Abromaitis, owner...

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Prepped for the primary

What’s on the August 4 ballot in Lapeer and St. Clair counties TRI-CITY AREA — Tuesday, August 4, is Election Day for local voters. They’ll head to the polls that day between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. to decide candidate contests and ballot proposals as part of the 2020...

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The showing goes on

The showing goes on

Donors and volunteers ensure youth can still exhibit animals at fairgrounds IMLAY CITY — Volunteers and local groups have stepped up to organize and facilitate animal shows at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds this week. The 2020 fair was slated to take place...

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Clerks note big shift  to absentee ballots

Clerks note big shift to absentee ballots

LAPEER COUNTY — Lapeer County clerks have seen a marked rise in the number of people requesting absentee (AV) election ballots this election season. Imlay City Clerk/Treasurer Dawn Sawicki-Franz said Friday that her office has been deluged with such requests for...

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‘Scoop  It Forward’

‘Scoop It Forward’

Kip Siegler, Dairy Queen to give away 350 free cones IMLAY CITY — We all scream for ice cream and, thanks to local dairy farmer Kip Siegler, there will be extra exclamations of delight for the next week when that ice cream is free.          ...

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Local dealerships find ways to adapt

Local dealerships find ways to adapt

New offerings emphasize safety; vehicle demand remains strong IMLAY CITY — Buying a vehicle looks different during the coronavirus pandemic but, as they’ve proven in the past, local dealerships are more than capable of adapting to change for the sake of their...

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