Capac Schools bypass cuts

Board opts to use savings for 2020-2021 budget deficit CAPAC — The school board has opted to dip into their savings instead of making significant budget cuts for the coming school year. At their June 25 meeting, members approved proposed budgets that will result in...

Pop-up COVID testing offered in Imlay City

Lapeer County’s case count grows by 21; St. Clair County’s up by 30 in past week TRI-CITY AREA — Lapeer County’s COVID-19 case count continues to increase but not as sharply as in prior weeks. As of Monday, June 29, the Lapeer County Health Department was reporting...

Police searching for driver in deadly crash

BERLIN TWP. — A 49-year-old Capac man was killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash on Friday morning and police are still on the hunt for the driver of a second vehicle involved in the deadly incident. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies were...

COVID-19 cases spike

Local agencies offer support to seasonal workers who tested positive for the virus LAPEER COUNTY — A localized outbreak of COVID-19 has been identified in the migrant worker population. In the past week, Lapeer County’s new virus cases have grown by 34 and, on Monday,...

State aid losses result in layoffs

District says bond projects will help cut future expenses IMLAY CITY — On Monday, school board members took action to lay off three teachers, eliminate two instructional aide positions and reduce the hours of a middle school counselor in anticipation of a state...