DEATHS RISE BUT OFFICIALS EXPRESS HOPE

TRI-CITY AREA — In the span of one week, both Lapeer and St. Clair counties’ COVID-19 deaths have doubled. Last week Tuesday, Lapeer officials announced the first deaths attributed to the virus. Three were reported that morning and a fourth was announced later in the...

Local fairs still on for 2020

4-H cancels programs; youth can still enter projects and show animals TRI-CITY AREA — Earlier this month, Michigan State University Extension opted to postpone all face-to-face youth events managed by Extension and Michigan 4-H until September 1 due to the current...

Storm results in hail damage

Rotation was detected but no tornadoes reported TRI-CITY AREA — The National Weather Service reports thunderstorms that rolled through the Tri-City area on Tuesday night exhibited rotation but there weren’t any confirmed reports of funnel clouds or tornadoes. Still,...

Lapeer County reports first virus deaths

Four COVID-19-related fatalities announced Tuesday Editor’s note: The following story has been updated from the original version that appeared in our print edition. As of press time on Tuesday, the county was reporting three deaths but that number was updated to...

St. Clair County starts mapping virus cases

Three residents die from complications of corona ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Over the weekend, St. Clair County reported their first deaths attributed to the corona virus. The St. Clair County Health Department said one individual, an older male, with previous underlying...