General Squier Rd. petition approved

Commission okays abandoning a portion of roadway LAPEER COUNTY — On December 16, the Lapeer County Road Commission voted to abandon the decertified portion of General Squier Road, between Lake George and Havens roads in Dryden Twp. This mile segment was first...

WinterFest returns to Seven Ponds

DRYDEN TWP. — WinterFest is scheduled to take place at Seven Ponds Nature Center this Saturday, January 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day will be full of outdoor activities, including pre-packaged s’mores kits to roast over a fire, pond dipping, lawn games, ice...

Teen gives vintage items new life

Izzy Aune creates, sells skateboards made from old skis IMLAY CITY — Twenty-twenty Imlay City High School graduate Izzy Aune is the proud creator of Bumfoot Longboards. Izzy searches out vintage water skis and turns them into unique longboard skateboards. Her hobby...

Council seeks second interview with finalist

Manager candidate withdraws from consideration, then reverses course ALMONT — The Almont Village Council has narrowed down their search for a new village manager. After reviewing eight applications, and interviewing their top three choices, the council voted 5-2 to...

Christmas in a time of COVID

Local families adapt to change, hold on to traditions TRI-CITY AREA — This Christmas might look a little different as families navigate the season with the threat of COVID-19 still looming. The Gawlas family of Attica plans to enjoy Christmas with their extended...