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Students salute our hometown veterans

Students salute our hometown veterans

ICHS rolls out the red, white and blue carpet IMLAY CITY — Students and staff at Imlay City High School rolled out the red, white and blue carpet for local veterans on Thursday, October 24. The school’s Veterans’ Honor Roll Reception has become a pre-Veterans Day...

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Imlay business moves to iconic Almont location

Imlay business moves to iconic Almont location

Backyard Creations relocates to former Almont Saddlery building Business owners Chris and Jaason Bishop are hoping a move to Almont will translate to more foot traffic and increased business revenue. Their plans are to move into the eastern portion of the building in...

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Group raising funds for Gen. Squier statue

Group raising funds for Gen. Squier statue

Fundraiser is Friday, Nov. 8th at the Metamora Lions Club   DRYDEN — All local residents are invited to a special event on Friday, Nov. 8 to raise funds for a statue of General George Owen Squier to be placed at Dryden’s Memorial Park. The “Support an American...

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Bond proposal goes to voters

Imlay City Schools seeks $36.8 million for upgrades, additions     IMLAY CITY - Some 20 months ago, district leaders began discussing their options to bring a funding proposal in front of voters and come Tuesday, those efforts will culminate with a vote by school...

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Combs times two at Weston

Combs times two at Weston

Erin Combs returns to Imlay City Schools, follows in her mom’s teaching footsteps   IMLAY CITY — Nearly 20 years ago, Tracey and Erin Combs were hand-in-hand at Weston Elementary, both shedding some tears over Erin’s first days in kindergarten. This year, in that...

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Future development is on commission’s radar

Future development is on commission’s radar

Old fire hall being considered as site for year-round market   IMLAY CITY — Construction continues on the city’s new fire hall on E. Borland Rd., east of Van Dyke (M-53), with a late January completion date in clear sight. At Tuesday’s (Oct. 14) city commission...

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Time to put the orange barrels away

Time to put the orange barrels away

Local road projects near completion   ATTICA TWP. —  Lapeer County Road Commission’s last project for the season is nearing its conclusion. The resurfacing of Newark Road in portions of Attica and Lapeer townships continues to progress and Destain Gingell, county...

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Almont Legion sells post

Almont Legion sells post

Property sale provides financial stability and new opportunities   ALMONT — Because of dwindling membership and the cost of maintenance and operations, the longtime home of Almont American Legion Post 479 has been sold. The building and property at 117 School...

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Newly-renovated building sustains major vandalism

Newly-renovated building sustains major vandalism

Police speculate downtown business had been targeted     IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police are investigating an incident of vandalism that took place at a downtown business sometime late Monday or early Tuesday. Police responded at around 7 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 15)...

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