Saturday’s storm floods homes, streets

Drain commissioner warns that next storm could result in worse water problems DRYDEN — Heavy rains on Saturday caused flooding in the village of Dryden. The area of Mill and North streets was closed to traffic for a period of time while water covered the streets and...

Outstanding in the field

Imlay City’s Norm Tanis honored by vegetable council   IMLAY CITY — For more than four decades, Norm Tanis has been helping local farmers meet the challenges associated with growing crops. The Michigan Vegetable Council sought to honor his dedication to their...

Saying goodbye to stigma

Patterson shares his struggles with opioid addiction   IMLAY CITY — The last time he walked the halls of Imlay City High School, Patrick Patterson was the starting running back on the football team and a member of the Homecoming Court. When he received his...

Class photo fills gap in museum’s collection

Picture came from estate of Civil War veteran and postmaster Willard Harwood   IMLAY CITY — The museum’s collection of class composites continues to grow. Local historian Marilyn Swihart said the Imlay City Historical Museum was recently entrusted with the papers...

Special gift for auctioneer

Seven Ponds realizes fundraising success, credits Brian Rowley for years of expertise DRYDEN TWP. — Seven Ponds Nature Center has bestowed its first ever honorary lifetime membership to auctioneer Brian Rowley. For more than 20 years, Rowley has donated his time and...