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...

Big plans for play

Boy Scout seeks community’s help for playground project at Dryden park DRYDEN — Sixteen-year-old Shane VandenBerghe from Boy Scout Troop 130 has big plans for the playground area at his hometown’s General Squier Memorial Park. Shane has been working hard to organize,...