Council not in favor of annexation request

125 new homes predicted to raise water rates ALMONT — It appears the village will not approve an annexation request from a developer looking to access Almont’s utilities on Kidder Road. At Almont Township’s January board meeting, an annexation request from Randy...

All in the family

Third generation of Grondins prepare to join the business launched in Dryden TRI-CITY AREA — Susie Grondin Kage, former Human Resources Director for Grondin’s Hair Center for more than 20 years, credits family matriarch Elizabeth “Liz” Grondin for sparking her...

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...