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Keep on vlogging

Keep on vlogging

Kip Siegler grows YouTube audience, sharing dairy farm facts plus life’s special moments IMLAY TWP. — Challenges abound on the farm, and farmer/vlogger Kip Siegler has discovered he’s not immune to challenges behind the camera either. But despite those bumps in the...

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Full house hears development plan

Full house hears development plan

Local developers want to build 200 homes on M-53 in township ALMONT — The Almont Municipal Building was filled to near capacity Thursday, November 21 for a joint meeting of Almont Village and Township officials. All were there to hear preliminary plans for a proposed...

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A helping hand for the holidays

A helping hand for the holidays

Imlay City’s Lloyd Miller purchases, gives away free turkeys   IMLAY CITY — Because of the generosity of a local man, more families will be enjoying a turkey-filled feast tomorrow who might not have otherwise found the space in their budget for the big bird. For...

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Almont, Denby game ends with skirmish

Superintendents issue statements in face of social media storm   ALMONT — It was a wild ending to say the least. Saturday’s Division 5 semifinal game between Almont and Detroit Denby at Walled Lake Central wound up being called off by game officials with 3:06...

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Teens lead deputies on high speed chase

“Bored” boys take grandfather’s car Sunday night   IMLAY CITY — Two teenage boys led Lapeer County Sheriff’s deputies on a 15-minute, high-speed “joyride” through the streets of Imlay City on Sunday (Nov. 24) night. Lapeer County Undersheriff Jeremy Howe reported...

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Proud dad, times two

Proud dad, times two

Local dad will be cheering for sons at state final games   TRI-CITY AREA — On Saturday, the anticipation surrounding the football state finals will be doubled for Dryden’s Richard Webster. That’s because he has two sons from two teams in two games to root for at...

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Almont Supt. releases post-game statement

ALMONT — The Almont Raiders’ football team had every reason to celebrate its 36-8 win over Detroit Denby High School in Saturday’s MHSSA State semifinal game. Unfortunately, the game was marred by unsportsmanlike behavior on the part of some players and fans during...

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Warner Hoeksema, 92 was pillar of Imlay City

Warner Hoeksema, a beloved family patriarch and devoted community member and public servant, has died at the age of 92. Hoeksema passed away Thursday, Nov. 21 at McLaren Lapeer Region Hospital, following an illness. A life-long, self-employed vegetable farmer, Warner...

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FARM Science Lab  visits Capac school

FARM Science Lab visits Capac school

CAPAC — A unique classroom on wheels paid a visit to Capac Elementary School earlier this month. Inside its four walls, every student kindergarten through sixth grade got hands-on lessons in the science of agriculture thanks to Michigan Farm Bureau and the Michigan...

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Prosecutor awaits more evidence in construction death

Prosecutor awaits more evidence in construction death

Sharkey seeking more details to warrant criminal charges   IMLAY CITY — It’s been more than six weeks since the Imlay City Police Department submitted a request to Lapeer County Prosecutor Mike Sharkey, seeking a criminal arrest warrant in the Sept. 12 death of...

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