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Prepping for future

Prepping for future

Almont Chamber, high school partner for 'mock interviews' ALMONT — Being well-prepared for a job interview is particularly important to younger and first-time job seekers. At Almont High School, staff and local employers teamed up to provide economics class students...

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Almont teen shares story of online predator

Targeted ALMONT — After three harrowing days under the control of an online predator, 14-year-old Laura Oliver is safe at home with her parents in Berlin Township. The Almont Middle School student was reported missing Saturday, April 27 by her grandmother, a resident...

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Ready, set, health!

Imlay City Schools implements 5-2-1-0 challenge aimed at encouraging healthy habits for youths IMLAY CITY — When Monday, May 13 dawns, the 5-2-1-0 Challenge for Imlay City students and their families officially begins. For the next five weeks, Imlay City Schools'...

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Program aims at honoring ‘Fallen Heroes’

Banners to fly in Capac with faces, names of their service members ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The Blue Water Area Fallen Heroes Community Banner Program hopes the public can help them honor veterans, including several from the Capac area, who died in service to their country....

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Involvement all the way

Almont High School's Audrey Schapman testifies at Capitol TRI-CITY AREA — When Audrey Schapman wanted to join the Eastern Michigan State Fair Board as a junior member, she didn't expect her duties would take her beyond the fairgrounds often. So when the Michigan...

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Rick remembers…

Rick remembers…

Times' columnist published in Michigan History magazine ALMONT — When he was a little boy, furiously pedaling the wheels of his tricycle down Teeds Street, Rick Liblong would pretend he was race car driver Skeeter Ross. The boy's idol was a regular at the Motor City...

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‘Snap Boogie’ to join Busker talent lineup

‘Snap Boogie’ to join Busker talent lineup

America's Got Talent performer comes to Imlay City June 14-15 IMLAY CITY — Organizers of the 2019 Michigan Busker Fest are putting the final touches on their entertainment lineup to happen in downtown Imlay City on June 14-15. Listed among the entertainers scheduled...

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Firefighters get helping hand

Firefighters get helping hand

Volunteers join in effort to install free fire alarms at Maple Grove mobile home park IMLAY CITY — With help from about three dozen volunteers on Saturday, April 27, Imlay City firefighters installed 576 smoke alarms and 71 carbon monoxide detectors in 150 residences...

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Almont’s Dr. Haney to be remembered

Almont’s Dr. Haney to be remembered

Memorials planned at First Congregational May 1-2 ALMONT — Friends and neighbors of the late-Dr. Merle "Ben" Haney, MD are welcome to attend a "Celebration of Life" visitation on Wednesday, May 1 from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Almont,...

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Breaking the cycle

Lapeer County Sheriff unveils program aimed at freeing inmates from alcohol, opioid addiction LAPEER — Most of us wouldn't equate a stint in jail with good health, but for those battling addiction, that incongruence is reality—one that Sheriff Scott McKenna hears...

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