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Almont School Board tackling new budget

Almont School Board tackling new budget

Gymnasium upgrades ongoing at high school, Orchard Primary   ALMONT — School’s out for summer, which affords Almont students and teachers a chance to enjoy some time away from their classrooms. Meanwhile, the district is using the summer hiatus to make some...

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New voter ID cards to be issued

New voter ID cards to be issued

TRI-CITY AREA — Local residents have been receiving new voter ID cards in the mail. Kim Diefenbach, Dryden Township Clerk, said that after the 2020 census, redistricting took place and information on voter’s old ID cards is no longer correct. Diefenbach notes that,...

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Capac awarded state grant funds for safety

Capac awarded state grant funds for safety

Dollars will be used to buy new district-wide public address system   CAPAC — A $100,000 grant will help the school district install a new district-wide public address system. Capac Community Schools was one of 150 recipients of a Competitive School Safety Grant...

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Gratitude, generosity and golfers converge

Gratitude, generosity and golfers converge

25 years of Streber family memorial golf outing raises more than $150K for McLaren Hospice TRI-CITY AREA — It’s said that paths that cross will cross again, and that life can change in an instant. For former resident Dave Streber, that sudden change transformed into a...

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Sasquatch returns Saturday

Sasquatch returns Saturday

Beard & mustache contests for all at fairgrounds plus fireworks, Dueling Pianos   IMLAY CITY — You may have noticed some extra hair growing from the faces of local menfolk. You are not alone. On Saturday, June 25, the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds will...

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Museum hosts anniversary celebration this Saturday

Museum hosts anniversary celebration this Saturday

Cake and drinks served from 1-4 p.m.   ALMONT — The Almont Community Historical Society invites the public to help them celebrate a special milestone this Saturday, June 25. It’s been 25 years since the society came into existence and to mark the occasion,...

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Fire-ravaged historic home is demolished

Fire-ravaged historic home is demolished

Once stately structure razed due to blight & public safety   IMLAY CITY — The 19th-century fire-damaged home at the corner of Fourth and Handley streets has met its fate with the wrecking ball. Yesterday, June 21, a crew from KT Demolition of Brighton was on...

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Water tower project underway

Water tower project underway

CAPAC — Work has begun on the village’s water tower. Last week, employees from E&L Contractors of Howell could be seen working on the 250,000 gallon tower’s exterior. On Monday, Manager Travis Youatt said that the tower had been drained and that work on the...

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Centenarian celebrates!

Centenarian celebrates!

Caroline Hofmeyer marks her 100th birthday with friends   IMLAY CITY — One hundred years of living is a milestone reached by a precious few. Among them is Imlay City resident Caroline Hofmeyer, who on Sunday, June 5, celebrated her 100th birthday at New Hope...

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