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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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Volunteers step in to assist animal rescue

Volunteers step in to assist animal rescue

Heritage Church Youth Group comes to aid of local woman   IMLAY CITY — Doing for others is the primary mission of the Youth Ministry Group at Heritage Church of Imlay City. Last Wednesday, Aug. 18, a dozen youth group members volunteered to help clean up the...

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Police ask for help to find gas thieves

Some residents report that gas tanks were punctured   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police Chief Brett Selby is seeking information regarding a series of gas thefts from vehicles in recent weeks. Selby said the police department is asking for the public’s assistance in...

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Almont Park Board ponders upgrades

Almont Park Board ponders upgrades

Board seeking community input for their preferences   ALMONT — The Almont Park Board is currently planning for future improvements at the Almont Community Park. Before committing to making specific improvements, the Park Board wants to know what residents would...

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Virus,  vaccination  numbers  going up

Virus, vaccination numbers going up

TRI-CITY AREA — Virus numbers continue to increase, local health officials confirm. In Lapeer County, 96 new cases were confirmed between August 14-20, as compared to 80 the week prior. There were 33 probable cases and one death last week, compared to 20 probable...

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Almont barber eyes Fab Over 40 prize

Almont barber eyes Fab Over 40 prize

Online voting competition helps support National Breast Cancer Foundation   ALMONT — Customers at Sherri’s Barber Shop already know she’s fabulous, but the longtime resident and business owner is hoping area residents will agree. Master Barber Sherri Rodgers is...

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The joy of a new bike

The joy of a new bike

Almont teen repairs, donates bicycles to agency for his Eagle Scout project ALMONT — Logan Maciejewski facilitated the repair, painting, and donating of 33 bikes for kids to Humble Design as part of his Eagle Scout Project. Logan, a 2021 graduate of Almont High...

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Delays push back school year’s start in Imlay City

Delays push back school year’s start in Imlay City

First bell to ring on Monday, August 30 IMLAY CITY — Construction delays will result in an extra week of summer vacation for Imlay City students. On Tuesday, August 10, district officials announced that the first day of classes for the 2021-22 school year will be...

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Time capsule reveals an unrealized future

Time capsule reveals an unrealized future

1970 projections foresaw a vastly different 150th year IMLAY CITY —Mementos from the past and predictions for the future comprised the 1970 time capsule unveiled on Saturday during Imlay City’s Sesquicentennial (150th birthday) celebration. Committee members gathered...

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