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Imlay City Fire Dept. moves into new hall

Imlay City Fire Dept. moves into new hall

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Fire Department has officially moved into its new fire hall on East Borland Road. Fire Chief Rick Horton said moving the department’s fire trucks and essential equipment from the former downtown location to the new fire hall was completed...

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A young patriot answers calling

A young patriot answers calling

Alex Walton, 8, sells poppies at Kroger to help veterans IMLAY CITY — For the past five years, 8-year-old Alex Walton has sold poppies in front of the Imlay City Kroger store in conjunction with Veterans Day. On Saturday, November 7, he was there again, joined by his...

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More alumni honored

More alumni honored

Additional names have been added to Imlay City Schools’ veterans display IMLAY CITY — In honor of Veterans Day, Imlay City Schools has added additional alumni names to their Wall of Honor. The four panels, on display year-round in the high school hallway, list former...

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Museum diner  car back to its original color

Museum diner car back to its original color

  IMLAY CITY — In early August, railroad car artist Jeff Conners was in Imlay City to paint the old Grand Truck Railroad caboose outside the Imlay City Historical Museum. Conners, whose business is based in Pennsylvania, was back in town again last month, this...

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Almont searches for new manager

Mike Connors stepping down from post on Jan. 3 ALMONT — The search is on for a successor to Almont Village Manager Mike Connors. After four years as manager, Connors will be leaving his position on Jan. 3, 2021. Almont Village Council President Steve Schneider said...

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Local contractors  awarded bond bids

Local contractors awarded bond bids

Imlay City School Board okays $15.1 million toward new building additions IMLAY CITY — Last month the school board awarded dozens of bids to contractors for the construction of new classrooms and a performing arts center. At their October 26 meeting, board members...

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Volunteers plant trees for future generations

Volunteers plant trees for future generations

Dozens show up at Almont Park for DTE tree planting ALMONT — On Friday night, organizers of a tree planting project at Almont Community Park were still unsure how many volunteers would show up early on Saturday, Oct. 24, to help out. But by 9 a.m. it was apparent to...

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Fire safety lessons go ‘viral’ in Dryden

Fire safety lessons go ‘viral’ in Dryden

Firefighters post personal messages to kids, adults DRYDEN TWP. — Unlike previous years, local firefighters have been unable to visit school children and/or host traditional Fire Safety activities and open houses in the month of October. Instead, Dryden Township...

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Imlay City Clerk, staff ready for election day

Imlay City Clerk, staff ready for election day

  IMLAY CITY — The accuracy of Tuesday’s (Nov. 3) voting process will be of the highest priority to Imlay City Clerk/Treasurer Dawn Sawicki-Franz, her fellow staff and election volunteers at the Imlay City Hall. On Monday, Oct. 26, voting machines arrived at the...

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