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Orchard Primary staff seeks recess reversal

Orchard Primary staff seeks recess reversal

Union asks Board to reconsider after state budget is finalized ALMONT — On Monday, Sept. 23, staff from Orchard Primary School presented a letter to Supt. Dr. William Kalmar and Almont School Board members, expressing their concerns with a recent schedule revision...

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‘Barncats’ to headline Fall Fest music lineup

‘Barncats’ to headline Fall Fest music lineup

DRYDEN — One of Lapeer County’s most popular bands headlines the musical entertainment on Saturday night at the 2019 Dryden Fall Festival this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28. The “Barncats” play from 8 p.m. - midnight at the festival tent on Saturday, performing a...

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Monarch magnet

Monarch magnet

Allenton couple creates respite for butterflies on fall migration   ALLENTON — Amidst all the chaos in the world, Ruth and Larry Macha have an oasis right outside their back door. From about mid-August right through mid-October, the Machas enjoy the seemingly...

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Man charged in Dryden shooting

Man charged in Dryden shooting

Multiple counts leveled against 37-year-old Ferndale resident   LAPEER — Investigators are still trying to determine the events that led up to the Sept. 8 incident in Dryden Township that left one man shot and injured and second killed by gunfire; but as of Wednesday,...

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Investigation ongoing in construction death

Investigation ongoing in construction death

Worker dies in reported cave-in at Imlay City condominium site   IMLAY CITY — An investigation continues into the tragic death of a 38-year-old worker at a construction site in Imlay City Thursday afternoon, Sept. 12. Imlay City Fire Chief Rick Horton reported...

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Courser saga draws to end

Courser saga draws to end

Disgraced former state rep avoids jail time in sentencing related to 2015 scandal   LAPEER — Former State Rep. Todd Courser won’t log any jail time for a misdemeanor charge related to a 2015 sex scandal. On Monday, Judge Nick Holowka ordered Courser to serve 12 months...

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Investigation ongoing in construction death

Worker dies in reported cave-in at Imlay City condominium site IMLAY CITY — An investigation continues into the tragic death of a 38-year-old worker at a construction site in Imlay City Thursday afternoon, Sept. 12. Imlay City Fire Chief Rick Horton said firefighters...

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Suspicious death, shooting in Dryden

Suspicious death, shooting in Dryden

LAPEER — A 37 year-old Ferndale man, Lydell Dukes, has been charged in the shooting death of Jason Stefanski whose body was found in a Dryden Township ditch on Sunday morning. At a joint press conference Wednesday, September 11, Lapeer County Sheriff Scott McKenna,...

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Almont hosts Heritage Fest this weekend

Almont hosts Heritage Fest this weekend

Event features live music, car show, fun for kids   ALMONT — Almont residents of all ages are cordially invited to take part in this year’s “Almont Heritage Festival” to take place Sept. 13-14. The family-friendly event is coordinated by the Almont Downtown...

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Great reviews for Outdoor Weekend

Great reviews for Outdoor Weekend

Event draws thousands to fairgrounds   IMLAY CITY — So how would one evaluate the success of the 2019 Woods-N-News Outdoor Weekend on Sept. 6-8. Perhaps the best way is to ask some people who were in attendance at the 33rd annual three-day event at the Eastern...

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