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City eyes 2020  vision for 150th

City eyes 2020 vision for 150th

Imlay City Sesquicentennial celebration set for Aug. 7-9 IMLAY CITY — A committee has been formed to begin planning for a 150th anniversary celebration for the City of Imlay City. While plans are in the preliminary stages, the committee has established Aug. 7-9 as the...

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Future road fixes identified

Future road fixes identified

MDOT has plans for M-53 and I-69 projects in coming years TRI-CITY AREA — In recent weeks, state transportation officials have updated their plans for road and bridge projects across the region, including some major ones that will impact local motorists in the coming...

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‘Food Giveaway’  draws hundreds  in Imlay City

‘Food Giveaway’ draws hundreds in Imlay City

Gateway volunteers show love by sharing with others IMLAY CITY — Hundreds of local residents gathered early Thursday, Aug. 1, for Gateway Assembly Church’s “Grocery Giveaway” at Belle Valley Plaza. The food giveaway represented one of four community support efforts...

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Fair pigs test positive for swine flu

Fair pigs test positive for swine flu

No human cases confirmed as of Monday IMLAY CITY — As of Monday, there were no confirmed human cases of swine flu connected to an outbreak of the disease at the Eastern Michigan State Fair. Lapeer County Health Department Director Kathy Haskins said her agency has...

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Another power outage

Smoke, loud popping from an Almont DTE substation reported ALMONT — Yet another power outage struck the Village of Almont and periphery Sunday afternoon, July 28, when an electrical malfunction occurred at the DTE substation at the northwest corner of Almont and...

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Vandals leave mark  on Seven Ponds area

Vandals leave mark on Seven Ponds area

Sign, mailboxes destroyed, police seek tips DRYDEN TWP. — Dryden Township Police hope the public can help them find the vandal or vandals who damaged a Seven Ponds Nature Center sign at Crawford and Lake George roads. Chief Shawn Peters said they’ve fielded reports...

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Gateway Church makes big assist to I.C. shelter

Gateway Church makes big assist to I.C. shelter

Hispanic Service Center thanks volunteers for kindness, support IMLAY CITY — In December, Hispanic Services Center (HSC) Director Lourdes Emke was lamenting the extensive damage at the agency’s homeless shelter perpetrated by the rejected boyfriend of a former tenant....

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Fair brings big fun

Fair brings big fun

Week goes off without a hitch as visitors flock to Imlay City IMLAY CITY — Eastern Michigan State Fair Manager Ian Kempf said the success of the 2019 fair can best be measured by the absence of problems and presence of fun being had by those in attendance. Kempf said...

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No lifeguards, no water park

Lack of safety staff closes Mill Race Park LAPEER COUNTY — Due to a lack of staffing, specifically too few lifeguards, the county’s Mill Race Water Park in Dryden Township could possibly be closed for the rest of the summer. On Monday, Parks Director Joe Stock...

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Fair gates open

Fair gates open

Plenty of family fun on tap through Sat.at the fairgrounds IMLAY CITY — Hours before the official start of the Eastern Michigan State Fair on Tuesday, July 23, Fair staff and 4-H parents and kids were busy prepping the grounds and preparing their animals for the...

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