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Almont graduation moves to The Bells

Almont graduation moves to The Bells

School officials envision more comfort for grads and guests   ALMONT — On Sunday, May 31 at 5 p.m., school bells will again be heard ringing at Almont’s former elementary school at 401 Church Street. In a symbolic gesture, this year’s Almont High School graduates...

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Beard and ‘Stash’  contest planned

Beard and ‘Stash’ contest planned

National champion Mark Byrnes to coordinate event as part of Sesquicentennial celebration   IMLAY CITY — Momentum is growing in anticipation of Imlay City’s Sesquicentennial Celebration to take place downtown Aug. 7-9 Also expected to grow between now and the...

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Tri-Hospital EMS releases 2019 stats

Tri-Hospital EMS releases 2019 stats

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Statistics from 2019 show Tri-Hospital EMS responded to just over 200 calls each in the village of Capac and Mussey Township. Their ambulance crews were dispatched to 159 calls in Berlin Township and 61 in Lynn Township during the last calendar year...

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MSU Extension measures impact on community

MSU Extension measures impact on community

Annual reports detail economics, reach of programming in Lapeer, St. Clair   TRI-CITY AREA — Michigan State University (MSU) Extension seeks to help local residents improve their lives on all levels and in all places whether that’s at home or school, on the farm...

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Attica museum preps for community event

Attica museum preps for community event

May 16 celebration to spotlight expansion at historical museum   ATTICA TWP. — Attica Township’s Community Celebration on Saturday, May 16 is more than two months away but that isn’t stopping organizers from getting a jump start on prepping for the event to...

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Appraiser asked to determine split

Appraiser asked to determine split

Village, district taking steps toward Middle School sale   CAPAC — Village officials, at a meeting with the school district earlier this month, have reiterated their desire to proceed with the sale of the Capac Middle School. President Pro-Tem Joe Nemecek and...

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Bond sale brings big benefits

Bond sale brings big benefits

Low interest rates result in $8.5 million savings for IC Schools   IMLAY CITY — The first series of Imlay City Schools 2020 bonds have been sold and the district is exceedingly pleased with the outcome. At Monday’s board meeting, district leaders and their...

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Schoonover has plan for downtown space

Schoonover has plan for downtown space

‘Third & Main Event Center’ to be location for special events   IMLAY CITY — Jim Schoonover, president and owner of Vintech Industries, plans to open a facility for special events in the former Mulefoot/Hiram’s restaurant space at the corner of Main and Third...

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Polly Ann Trail group tries again for grant

Polly Ann Trail group tries again for grant

Organization making third bid for funds from MI DNR TRI-CITY AREA — If at first and second try you don’t succeed, the Friends of the Polly Ann Trail group is hoping the third time will be the charm for them. In 2017 and 2018, the Friends organization applied for...

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Deadlines approach  for March 10 election

Deadlines approach for March 10 election

TRI-CITY AREA — The 2020 election year officially kicks off next month when Michigan hosts their Presidential Primary on March 10. This coming Monday, Feb. 24, is the last day to register to vote, other than in-person, with your local municipal clerk. Thanks to new...

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