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Restaurant employee tests positive for virus

Lapeer County Health Dept. issues advisory to the public   Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect new information regarding the restaurant’s reopening. IMLAY CITY — An employee at a popular Imlay City restaurant tested positive for the COVID-19...

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Commission interviews three for a second time

Leven, Hayman, Horton in running for manager post IMLAY CITY — City Commmissioners on Wednesday (July 8) hosted second interviewed of three candidates seeking to fill the vacant city manager position. The city is seeking a successor for former City Manager Tom Youatt,...

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Residents reminded to stay safe in high temperatures

TRI-CITY AREA — With temperatures across the state expected to remain in the 80s and above through next week, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reminding all residents to stay cool to beat the heat. MDHHS routinely reviews emergency...

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Fair Board scales back Fair to youth exhibitors

IMLAY CITY — Because of continuing COVID-19 concerns and restrictions, the 2020 Eastern Michigan State Fair is being pared down to a per-day, youth exhibitor-only “Show & Go Showcase.” As a result, the 2020 Fair will not include the traditional carnival and rides,...

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Police searching for driver in deadly crash

BERLIN TWP. — A 49-year-old Capac man was killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash on Friday morning and police are still on the hunt for the driver of a second vehicle involved in the deadly incident. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies were...

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COVID-19 cases spike

Local agencies offer support to seasonal workers who tested positive for the virus LAPEER COUNTY — A localized outbreak of COVID-19 has been identified in the migrant worker population. In the past week, Lapeer County’s new virus cases have grown by 34 and, on Monday,...

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Bottle, can returns resume

TRI-CITY AREA — This month, Michigan consumers can begin redeeming bottles and cans that they have collected during the temporary, COVID-related shutdown of retail deposit rooms. Per State of Michigan Treasury Department guidelines, all supermarkets with Reverse...

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IMLAY CITY ALLOWS TEMPORARY SIGNAGE FOR REOPENING BUSINESSES

Imlay City commissioners are encouraging reopening businesses to take advantage of a window of opportunity to promote their businesses by placing “Reopened for Business” signs at their businesses and still be compliant with the city’s sign ordinance. In essence, the...

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Youth is arrested for gas station break-in

Youth is arrested for gas station break-in

Police, K-9 dog help track down 16-year-old suspect IMLAY CITY — A 16-year-old Imlay City youth has been arrested for breaking into the Exxon gas station at 110 E. Capac Rd. on Sunday, May 24. Police Chief Scott Pike reported that at around 2:56 a.m., Officer Sara...

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