UPDATE: Crash at M-53, Ruth woman, 29, dies in crash on Van Dyke

UPDATE: IMLAY TWP. — The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 29-year-old woman was killed Friday (Jan. 15) in a traffic accident on M-53 (Van Dyke) at the curve south of Bowers Rd. Detective/Sgt. Jason Parks said police, firefighters and emergency crews were...

Yarbroughs investing in Almont

Business owners replacing obsolete spaces with new ALMONT — If you’ve driven through downtown Almont in recent days, you cannot help but notice the physical changes taking place on the west side of Main Street. What you are witnessing is a major building...

County seniors identify transportation as issue

Local foundation eyes funds, collaboration to fill the need LAPEER COUNTY — A recent survey conducted by the Four County Community Foundation revealed that the lack of public transportation is of significant concern to many Lapeer County residents. 4CCF Director Kathy...

Hopeful for better tidings in new year

Despite COVID, Craig Horton envisions growth and progress IMLAY CITY — When Craig Horton assumed the job of Imlay City manager in July, he knew challenges lay ahead. Given his financial background and experience in Lapeer County, Horton anticipated that the...

Wendy Lange runs Polly Ann distance

Dryden long-distance runner covers the entire 36-mile trail DRYDEN — There are people who love to run distances, and then there are people who challenge themselves to run even farther. Dryden resident, Wendy Lange, who turned 55 on Saturday (Jan. 2), fits into both...