Stay-at-home order now in effect

Government, businesses limited to ‘essential services’   TRI-CITY AREA — On Monday Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order that effectively orders residents to “shelter in place” during the COVID-19 pandemic. It became effective...

Libraries close to the public

Some offer alternative services for patrons TRI-CITY AREA — Last week, local libraries began cancelling all scheduled events as a coronavirus precaution. Since then, all have gone a step further and closed their doors. The Dryden Township Library will be closed until...

Schools launch free food service

All districts offering meals for youth 18 and under TRI-CITY AREA — Late on Thursday, March 12, Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered that all schools be closed starting Monday, March 16 for a period of three weeks, until April 6. That announcement came after some...

Closed. Canceled. Postponed.

Schools, businesses shuttered; public events shut down in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19   TRI-CITY AREA — Closed. Canceled. Postponed. In the wake of a coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak in Michigan and across the United States, nearly all public spaces have...

Armstrong appointed to the bench

Gov. fills vacant seat in St. Clair County’s District Court   ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Mona Armstrong is the county’s newest judge. On Thursday, March 5, Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Armstrong to fill the open seat left by Judge Cynthia Platzer’s resignation in...