Opinion

Let’s clear out the clouds in Michigan

Let's clear out the clouds in Michigan. Once again, Michiganders wait for the sun to shine in Michigan. At the same time, we wait for the sun to shine on our local and state government. Overall, the Great Lakes State has consistently maintained a failing score for...

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Sod and Peat

Editors Note: This article was reprinted from the 1970 Centennial Book, which was filled with many historical stories about Imlay City. Four miles east of Imlay City there is a large peat area which was first developed by Kenneth Anderson. After World War II, Mr....

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Local newspapers winning the trust of readers

There’s been a lot of talk lately about restoring trust in newspapers. The term “fake news” is probably the most prominent sign of a media industry currently under siege. In a recent study, nearly 35 percent expressed high levels of trust in news they get from local...

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Imlay City’s Circus Family – The Whitneys

Editors Note: This article was reprinted from the 1970 Centennial Book, which was filled with many historical stories about Imlay City. In 1860 Rexford Rogers and James Harrington erected the Imlay Hotel about 3/4 miles South of Newark Road on South Blacks Corners...

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Mucklands

The following article was taken from a copy of a brochure put out by the Michigan State University for Muck Farmers - Farmers Week in celebration of their 50th annual meeting in 1968. ‘The muck section in Imlay City is some 20 miles long and varies in width from 80...

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Remain reasonable with your letters to the editor

Letters to the editor can be a valuable tool for both the newspaper and the communities we cover. The feature may also be one of the best read sections of the newspaper, while at the same time being one of the most misunderstood. Just the other day in chatting with a...

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The enduring power of Christmas

There are as many traditions for Christmas as there are those who observe it. It is a time spent with loved ones, the sights and smells so familiar to Christmases past. It is the warmth and hope that comes from random acts of goodwill. It's a reminder, too, of the...

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TV Christmas program filmed in Almont

Note: The following story about a TV Christmas program filmed in Almont was printed in the Tri-City Times on December 15, 1982. The filming was on the Jim Trieloff family farm and was written by Tri-City Times reporter, Marianne Jordan. Out of the pine grove and into...

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Gene named Citizen of the Year

Note: A new feature for us this week will be looking back at past issues of the Tri-City Times. With our Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce looking for nominations for “Citizen of the Year” we thought this article printed December 8, 1982 was a good choice. The story...

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