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Virus concerns force change in traditional fair

Virus concerns force change in traditional fair

Board scales back 2020 fair to youth exhibitors only IMLAY CITY — Because of continuing COVID-19 concerns and restrictions, the 2020 Eastern Michigan State Fair is being pared down to a per-day, youth exhibitor-only “Show & Go Showcase.” As a result, the 2020 Fair...

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Muir Family opens new funeral home

Muir Family opens new funeral home

Muir Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center is now open IMLAY TWP. —Muir family members, Debby, Christina, Richard and Carrie, are continuing their long tradition of serving local residents with the opening of their newest funeral home, Muir Funeral Home &...

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Capac Schools bypass cuts

Capac Schools bypass cuts

Board opts to use savings for 2020-2021 budget deficit CAPAC — The school board has opted to dip into their savings instead of making significant budget cuts for the coming school year. At their June 25 meeting, members approved proposed budgets that will result in...

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Leven gets interview for manager job

Three to be invited for second round of interviews on July 8 IMLAY CITY — Marine City Manager Elaine Leven is the latest candidate to express interest in the now-vacant Imlay City manager’s position. Leven, who has served as Marine City’s manager since 2015, was...

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Pop-up COVID testing  offered in Imlay City

Pop-up COVID testing offered in Imlay City

Lapeer County’s case count grows by 21; St. Clair County’s up by 30 in past week TRI-CITY AREA — Lapeer County’s COVID-19 case count continues to increase but not as sharply as in prior weeks. As of Monday, June 29, the Lapeer County Health Department was reporting...

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Ribbon cutting for new fire hall Friday at 7 p.m.

Ribbon cutting for new fire hall Friday at 7 p.m.

All are welcome to tour new facility at 571 E. Borland Rd. IMLAY CITY — Retiring City Manager Tom Youatt, Imlay City Commissioners and the Imlay City Fire Department are inviting all residents to this Friday’s, June 26, 7 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony at the new fire...

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State aid losses result in layoffs

State aid losses result in layoffs

District says bond projects will help cut future expenses IMLAY CITY — On Monday, school board members took action to lay off three teachers, eliminate two instructional aide positions and reduce the hours of a middle school counselor in anticipation of a state...

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Tom Youatt leaves successful legacy

Tom Youatt leaves successful legacy

Imlay City honors its retiring manager for job well done IMLAY CITY — The June 16 Imlay City Commission meeting was the last for Manager Tom Youatt, who officially retires on June 30. But before bidding adieu, Youatt updated commissioners on the status of the new fire...

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Indoor dining resumes

Indoor dining resumes

Area restaurants welcome customers after state’s COVID-19 restrictions lifted LaFonda’s grateful to customers IMLAY CITY — Salvador “Sal” Martinez is rolling out the red, green and white carpet for returning and new customers at La Fonda Mexican Kitchen at 430 E....

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City interviews second candidate  for manager job

City interviews second candidate for manager job

Commission wants police chief to conduct background checks IMLAY CITY — City commissioners have interviewed a second individual interested in succeeding City Manager Tom Youatt, who officially retires on June 30. During a special meeting on Thursday, June 11, the...

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