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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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Library raises $4,500 during Silent Auction

Library raises $4,500 during Silent Auction

Pedal police car with ICPD insignias most popular item IMLAY CITY — Dozens of bidders took part in the Feb. 5-12 “Love Your Library” silent auction at the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library. While the final numbers are being tabulated, Library Director Tracy...

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DDA eyes ‘whole town’ renovation from HGTV

Home Town hosts planning to transform an American town   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is now one of an unknown number of American communities to throw their hats in the ring for an entire “Home Town Makeover,” compliments of...

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Community prays for Michaela

Community prays for Michaela

Local girl recovering from Feb. 8 accident   IMLAY CITY — Eleven-year-old Michaela Wolford remains in critical condition with injuries she sustained in a Feb. 8 snowmobile accident. In a show of support, a group of classmates, community and family members...

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Almont students mimic history at wax museum

Almont students mimic history at wax museum

Orchard Primary’s 4th-graders portray famous historic figures ALMONT — On Friday, January 31, students in Paulynn Bartlett, Karen Howden and Julie Saintonge’s fourth-grade classes presented the school’s first-ever “Wax Museum” to celebrate the lives of famous...

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Imlay’s 150th planners eye grand parade

Imlay City’s ‘Sesquicentennial Committee’ shares 2020 vision IMLAY CITY — Organizers of the 2020 Sesquicentennial Celebration in Imlay City on Aug. 7-9 want to host a parade that will match the excitement and historic significance of the city’s 150th anniversary. To...

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