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Kalmar denouces allegations in media

Kalmar denouces allegations in media

Almont Schools Supt. says facts do not support claims of racism   ALMONT — Almont Schools Supt. Dr. William Kalmar is responding strongly to a myriad of media attacks against Almont Schools, the Almont football team, fans and Almont residents in the aftermath of...

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Help support Dryden firefighters at benefits

Help support Dryden firefighters at benefits

DRYDEN — In August, Dryden volunteer firefighter and medical first responder, Ralph Starke was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. His diagnosis was followed by an extensive surgery to remove the cancer. Fellow first responder Jim Napolitano shared how incredible Ralph...

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Ring in the holidays Saturday

Ring in the holidays Saturday

Find Christmas season fun at events around the Tri-City area Winter Playground IMLAY CITY — The Christmas holiday season returns to downtown Imlay City on Saturday, Dec. 7, when the Imlay City DDA and Chamber of Commerce co-sponsor the 2019 Winter Playground. From 5-8...

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Keep on vlogging

Keep on vlogging

Kip Siegler grows YouTube audience, sharing dairy farm facts plus life’s special moments IMLAY TWP. — Challenges abound on the farm, and farmer/vlogger Kip Siegler has discovered he’s not immune to challenges behind the camera either. But despite those bumps in the...

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Full house hears development plan

Full house hears development plan

Local developers want to build 200 homes on M-53 in township ALMONT — The Almont Municipal Building was filled to near capacity Thursday, November 21 for a joint meeting of Almont Village and Township officials. All were there to hear preliminary plans for a proposed...

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A helping hand for the holidays

A helping hand for the holidays

Imlay City’s Lloyd Miller purchases, gives away free turkeys   IMLAY CITY — Because of the generosity of a local man, more families will be enjoying a turkey-filled feast tomorrow who might not have otherwise found the space in their budget for the big bird. For...

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Almont, Denby game ends with skirmish

Superintendents issue statements in face of social media storm   ALMONT — It was a wild ending to say the least. Saturday’s Division 5 semifinal game between Almont and Detroit Denby at Walled Lake Central wound up being called off by game officials with 3:06...

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Teens lead deputies on high speed chase

“Bored” boys take grandfather’s car Sunday night   IMLAY CITY — Two teenage boys led Lapeer County Sheriff’s deputies on a 15-minute, high-speed “joyride” through the streets of Imlay City on Sunday (Nov. 24) night. Lapeer County Undersheriff Jeremy Howe reported...

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Proud dad, times two

Proud dad, times two

Local dad will be cheering for sons at state final games   TRI-CITY AREA — On Saturday, the anticipation surrounding the football state finals will be doubled for Dryden’s Richard Webster. That’s because he has two sons from two teams in two games to root for at...

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Almont Supt. releases post-game statement

ALMONT — The Almont Raiders’ football team had every reason to celebrate its 36-8 win over Detroit Denby High School in Saturday’s MHSSA State semifinal game. Unfortunately, the game was marred by unsportsmanlike behavior on the part of some players and fans during...

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