One hundred years young

Capac helps Betty Burgess mark special June 29 birthday   CAPAC — It’s not often that someone turns 100 so Capac rose to the occasion last month in honor of longtime resident Betty Burgess who celebrated a century of life. Senior Center staff organized a birthday...

Area fairs plan return in 2021

St. Clair, Armada events look to bounce back from pandemic   TRI-CITY AREA — Other events will join the Eastern Michigan State Fair in making a comeback in 2021 including the St. Clair County 4-H and Youth Fair and Armada Fair. July 19-24 is when exhibitors and...

Council revokes exemptions for Keihin

Company shuttered since April 2021 in Capac   CAPAC — Now that production has ceased at the Keihin Michigan Manufacturing plant, the village has opted to revoke all tax exemptions associated with the business and property on Koehn Road. The village council, at...

Vaccine clinics expand offerings

Childhood immunizations added to drive-thru events   LAPEER COUNTY — The Lapeer County Health Department will now offer regular childhood immunizations in addition to the COVID-19 vaccine at summer drive-thru clinics. Health Department Director Kathy Haskins said...

COVID-19 deaths surpass 200 mark in Lapeer County

Local vaccination rates at more than 40 percent   TRI-CITY AREA — Lapeer County has surpassed the 200 mark for COVID-19 deaths. On Thursday, June 10, the health department reported two residents had died from the virus, putting Lapeer County’s total death count...