New COVID-19 cases continue to surge locally

Lapeer, St. Clair counties each report two more deaths in the past week   TRI-CITY AREA — The rapid rate of new COVID-19 cases continues to cause concern among local health officials. “As of Monday, November 9, the county is experiencing a record 9.5% positivity...

Most ballot proposals pass, incumbents keep county seats

Parsch a winner in Imlay City contest but won’t serve due to pending move TRI-CITY AREA — As anticipated, voters turned out in record numbers for last week’s Nov. 3 general election. In Lapeer County 73.6 percent of registered voters cast a ballot and that number was...

Hodges wins judge race, Animal Control millage fails

LAPEER COUNTY — The votes have been tallied in Lapeer County. Challenger Mike Hodges has unseated incumbent Circuit Court Judge Byron Konschuh in a non-partisan race for a six-year term. Hodges received 23,687 votes to Konschuh’s 14,775. Incumbent 82nd District...

St. Clair County: Armstrong, Eisen, Wiley poised to retain seats

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — With 64 of 65 precincts reporting their vote totals, it appears incumbents in county-level races were successful at the ballot box. As of 1 p.m. on Wednesday, District Judge Mona Armstrong had 44,868 votes to challenger Caryn VanderHeuvel’s 20,035....

More alumni honored

Additional names have been added to Imlay City Schools’ veterans display IMLAY CITY — In honor of Veterans Day, Imlay City Schools has added additional alumni names to their Wall of Honor. The four panels, on display year-round in the high school hallway, list former...