Surcharge for safety

Rate increase for 911 services to be decided by voters on November 3 LAPEER COUNTY — Three funding requests will appear on all Lapeer County general election ballots. Among them is a proposal from Lapeer County Central Dispatch to increase the current 911 surcharge...

Voters to decide district judge race

Two seek six-year term on St. Clair County bench ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Two names will appear on the non-partisan section of county ballots for a 72nd District Court Judge seat. The candidates include current officeholder Judge Mona Armstrong and challenger Caryn...

Lapeer, St. Clair counties report COVID-19 deaths

TRI-CITY AREA — Coronavirus case numbers have experienced a steep rise in the past week. Lapeer County has recorded 42 new cases between October 6-12 and St. Clair County is reporting 94 during that same time period. Five additional COVID-19 deaths have also been...

Library renewal on ballot in Goodland

Request seeks to extend current millage GOODLAND TWP. — For the second time this year, township voters will be asked to consider a library funding ballot request. The November 3 general election ballot includes a proposal to renew the existing .8777 mills for a period...

Grant helps serve those in isolation due to COVID-19

LAPEER COUNTY — The county’s health department has received grant funding to assist residents impacted by the coronavirus. The Lapeer County Community Foundation recently granted the county agency $4,000 to assist with what they refer to as “wrap-around” services for...