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House fire claims life of Lapeer man

House fire claims life of Lapeer man

Attica Twp; Metamora among departments assisting   LAPEER — Fire officials have issued a press release concerning a fatal structure fire in the City of Lapeer last week. Just before noon last Tuesday, at 11:59 a.m., the City of Lapeer Fire and Rescue responded to...

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Early Voting ends with mixed reviews

Early Voting ends with mixed reviews

Almont has nearly 400 early votes; 1,148 returned absentee ballots   TRI-CITY AREA — The State of Michigan created yet another new requirement for local clerks, to provide specialized new equipment and additional staff, to accommodate nine days of early voting....

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Capac Supt. cancels remainder of girls’ season

Capac Supt. cancels remainder of girls’ season

CAPAC — When the high school girls’ state basketball playoffs get underway next week there will be one team hailing from the Tri-City Area absent from the field. That is because a decision has been made to call off the remainder of the season for Capac’s squad. Capac...

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We all could use a “Little Grace”

We all could use a “Little Grace”

This being a grandpa thing is gonna be awesome!!   PORT HURON — Who knew?! I know... plenty of you did. My wife and I have joined a Grand Club, thanks to my son, Sam and his beautiful wife, Bethany. I’m told it’s a lifetime membership and I hear once you join, it...

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Work on sanitary sewer resumes

Work on sanitary sewer resumes

Crews back after brief shutdown; Digging manholes   IMLAY CITY — Work continues along the M-53 corridor between the railroad viaduct and Fifth St. Heavy equipment has been in place since late last year as crews with Boddy Construction continue work on a sanitary...

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Winners announced ahead of Chamber Gala

Winners announced ahead of Chamber Gala

Tickets available for event at Castle Creek   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Gala will honor the winners of this year’s Citizen of the Year, Organization of the Year and Merit Award. The Gala will be held on March 9, at Castle Creek Golf Club,...

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New security system tested in Almont

New security system tested in Almont

District and authorities work to keep everyone safe   ALMONT — For motorists driving past the Almont school district last week, they may have noticed some flashing lights and a police presence. There was no need for alarm as school and law enforcement officials...

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Bowler strikes a smile; journey continues

Bowler strikes a smile; journey continues

Wolford makes varsity debut following tragic accident   IMLAY CITY — Determination, commitment and a strong will to beat the odds are qualities some people face every day, after suffering what many call a debilitating injury. The miraculous story of Michaela...

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Voters can go to polls early; two proposals

Voters can go to polls early; two proposals

Local clerks ready for nine additional days of voting   TRI-CITY AREA — A new requirement in Michigan will see election polling locations open for nine days of early voting, prior to the Tuesday, February 27 election. For many communities, it has meant additional...

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