Lapeer County’s first case

Adult male tests positive for COVID-19, currently in out-of-county facility   LAPEER COUNTY — Yesterday, March 24, the Lapeer County Health Department reported its first positive case of COVID-19. “The individual is an adult male who is currently hospitalized at...

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...