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...

Schools launch free food service

All districts offering meals for youth 18 and under TRI-CITY AREA — Late on Thursday, March 12, Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered that all schools be closed starting Monday, March 16 for a period of three weeks, until April 6. That announcement came after some...

‘Egg-citing’ times for Dryden students

Once hatched, chicks can be purchased DRYDEN — Dryden Elementary Preschool students in Lindsay Bridgewater’s class are learning about the life cycle of chickens in a fun, hands-on way thanks to “Egg-citing.” “Egg-citing is a program that the Lapeer County Farm Bureau...

Help support Dryden firefighters at benefits

DRYDEN — In August, Dryden volunteer firefighter and medical first responder, Ralph Starke was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. His diagnosis was followed by an extensive surgery to remove the cancer. Fellow first responder Jim Napolitano shared how incredible Ralph...