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Capac Rd. construction project starts in August

Design work underway; bids to go out in June ALLENTON — About 50 interested residents attended an open house at the Berlin Twp. Senior Center last Wednesday, Feb. 20, to view blueprints and acquire information pertaining to the upcoming Capac Road reconstruction...

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Capac’s Unsolved Mystery – PART X

Hope for Currier's life fades Editor's note: This is the 10th installment in an ongoing series entitled 'Capac's Unsolved Mystery' detailing the events surrounding the disappearance of popular Capac Merchant Hale Currier on October 17, 1948 while on a hunting trip...

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Icy breakthrough is taped on video

Icy breakthrough is taped on video

Ice fishermen help pull man from frigid waters LEXINGTON — Like he has on many other mid-winter weekends, Imlay City resident Ian Kempf headed out to the ice off Lexington Harbor last Saturday to catch some fish. But what Kempf witnessed and caught on video Saturday...

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DDA seeks student art to adorn new banners

Downtown organization teams up with I.C. Schools to fill need IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Imlay City Schools are again partnering for the purpose of enhancing the downtown business district. In addition to collaborating on a...

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Still earning respect

Still earning respect

World War II vet Howard Boomer's service honored ALMONT — World War II veteran, Howard Boomer, received some welcome guests at his Almont home early last month. Boomer, 93, is currently under hospice care, but continues to lead his life as he always has—with a...

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Another round for Konschuh

Judicial Tenure Commission issues complaint alleging misconduct LAPEER — Lapeer County Circuit Court Judge Byron Konschuh will again answer to allegations regarding the handling of funds while he served as Lapeer County Prosecutor between the years of 2009-2013. The...

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Walker steps down from Director’s post

Longtime Imlay City advocate to lead Michigan Downtown Association IMLAY CITY — She's been a familiar face around town for more than a half-dozen years. An advocate for the city, champion of all things local, and literally a Friend of Youth. That won't change, says...

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From the heart

Capac's Carol Nemecek shares story of survival, gratitude & love TRI-CITY AREA — Carol Nemecek stands at the top of her yoga mat— palms pressed together at heart center—and pauses for a breath. The 55-year-old Capac resident is dedicated to the practice of yoga....

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Shopko to close

Shopko to close

Imlay City store to be shuttered as part of corporation's bankruptcy restructuring plan IMLAY CITY — According to a closure list posted on the company's website, Imlay City's Shopko Hometown store will be shuttered this spring. Last month, the Green Bay,...

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Capac’s Unsolved Mystery – PART IX

Capac’s Unsolved Mystery – PART IX

Motive, but no new clues Editor's note: This is the ninth installment in an ongoing series entitled 'Capac's Unsolved Mystery' detailing the events surrounding the disappearance of popular Capac merchant Hale Currier or October 17, 1948 while on a hunting trip with...

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