Indoor dining resumes

Area restaurants welcome customers after state’s COVID-19 restrictions lifted LaFonda’s grateful to customers IMLAY CITY — Salvador “Sal” Martinez is rolling out the red, green and white carpet for returning and new customers at La Fonda Mexican Kitchen at 430 E....

Appreciating our teachers

Dryden staff delivers gifts to educators DRYDEN — In honor of Teachers Appreciation Week, May 4-8, Dryden Community Schools’ Lori Hall shared how staff showed appreciation for their teachers over several days last week. “The Elementary Secretary, former Elementary...

‘Scrap Metal’ masterpieces

Hali discovers passion for turning scrap into artwork ATTICA — Hali O’Donnell has a gift for turning scrap metal into beautiful pieces of artwork. She didn’t always know that she was an artist. She started out on the path towards nursing before finding her passion for...

Happy trails for all

Closures abound but guests can still explore Seven Ponds’ grounds for free   DRYDEN TWP. — Seven Ponds Nature Center might have closed their building due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but the trails are still open and quite serene. Currently there’s no cost for...

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...