Suspicious death, shooting in Dryden

LAPEER — A 37 year-old Ferndale man, Lydell Dukes, has been charged in the shooting death of Jason Stefanski whose body was found in a Dryden Township ditch on Sunday morning. At a joint press conference Wednesday, September 11, Lapeer County Sheriff Scott McKenna,...

‘Learning Link’ a boost for students in Capac

New free program offers support for after-school study CAPAC — A free snack, bus ride home and help with homework–that’s what Capac Community Schools will offer their students this school year through their new Learning Link program. The after-school offering was...

Imlay City Rd. project nears completion

LAPEER COUNTY — The Imlay City Road resurfacing projects is nearing completion. If the weather cooperated, the contractor was due to start laying the final lift of asphalt yesterday, September 3. Destain Gingell of the Lapeer County Road Commission said that process...

Girl injured in M-53 crash making strides in recovery

Police say charges likely for 40-year-old Oxford mom TRI-CITY AREA — The 10 year-old girl, seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash on M-53 last week, is making a steady recovery. The girl, her seven-  year-old sister and 40-year-old mother were all hurt in the...

Hitting the books this summer

It’s been a summer of reading and books for our family and I’m pretty happy with that fact. For the first time, the kids and I have actually stuck with an actual reading program plan and found success. It only took my seven-year-old a few weeks to read her age in...