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Chamber award night drawing big response

Chamber award night drawing big response

Tickets are already sold out for Sat., Feb. 1 Gala event in Lum   IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Hamel said tickets are no longer available for the annual Dinner-Dance and Awards Night at Castle Creek Golf Club on Saturday, Feb. 1....

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Magazine photos  in need of names

Magazine photos in need of names

Life photographers captured switchboard operators at work   IMLAY CITY — Can you hear me now? The Imlay City Historical Museum hopes our readers can help them identify the people and places pictured in these unique photos dating back to 1949. That’s the year a...

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LCEMS millage renewal moved to Aug. 4 ballot

  LAPEER COUNTY — Due to potentially confusing verbiage, the Lapeer County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) millage renewal has been moved to the Tuesday, Aug. 4 primary election ballot. The original proposal, a five year reduced millage rate of 0.8992 mill for...

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Coming to a school near you:  Vaccination clinics

Coming to a school near you: Vaccination clinics

State gives Lapeer County a $50,000 grant to bolster immunization rates   LAPEER COUNTY — With a sizeable financial boost from the state of Michigan, the Lapeer County Health Department is making plans for a flu vaccination blitz. Starting this week, health...

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Chamber names Rickard ‘Citizen  of the Year’

Chamber names Rickard ‘Citizen of the Year’

Tickets are still available for Sat., Feb. 1 Chamber Gala   IMLAY CITY — With the Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Dinner-Dance just days away, the Chamber Board has announced its award recipients in advance of the 2020 Gala at Castle Creek Golf Club on Saturday,...

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Imlay City VFW essay winner to state level

Imlay City VFW essay winner to state level

Hector Leon Ariza awarded 1st place at district contest IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Middle School student Hector Leon Ariza’s “Patriotic Pen” essay has earned him the right to represent Michigan’s 10th Congressional District in the Michigan VFW’s State Essay competition...

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State Farm agent set to move down street

Doug Halabicky buys city’s old public safety building   IMLAY CITY — State Farm Insurance Agent Doug Halabicky is in the process of renovating the former Narayan Pharmacy building at 335 E. Third St. to serve as his new office. The business is currently located...

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YAC students model philanthropic spirit

YAC students model philanthropic spirit

Elementary kids are learning from books on ‘giving back’   TRI-CITY AREA — The Four County Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) recently gifted several local elementary schools with their own philanthropy libraries. Four County Executive Director...

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Development is nixed in Almont

Land owner decides not to extend extension on sale of property   ALMONT — A proposed development project to build as many as 200 homes, seven retail spaces and a medical facility on 80 acres of property at the northeast corner of Van Dyke and Hough Rd. is off the...

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Keihin Corp. merging with Honda and Hitachi

Keihin Corp. merging with Honda and Hitachi

Capac plant manager sees benefits to ongoing merger CAPAC — Keihin Corporation, which includes the company’s Keihin Michigan Manufacturing LLC plant at 14898 Koehn Rd. in Capac, is in the process of merging with the Japanese companies, Honda Motor Co. and Hitachi Ltd....

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