Gary Howell opposed by Dem. Jerry Tkach

82nd District House seat will be decided Tues., Nov. 3rd LAPEER COUNTY — Republican Gary Howell is seeking re-election to Michigan’s 82nd District House of Representatives seat on Tuesday, Nov. 3. He will be challenged for the long held Republican seat by Democrat...

Fuller opposes Wiley for S.C.C. Drain post

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — St. Clair County Drain Commissioner Bob Wiley is facing a challenge from someone uniquely familiar with the job he currently holds. On Nov. 3, Wiley, a Republican, will be opposed by Yale Democrat Fred Fuller, who previously served three terms as...

Lapeer’s Esteem Team honors World War II vet

Pvt. Claude Welch, 92, lauded during event at VFW Post 2492 IMLAY CITY — It’s never too late to acknowledge a World War II veteran. That was the sentiment of Lapeer County’s Veterans Esteem Team members, who on Tuesday (Oct. 6) honored 92-year-old Pvt. Claude Welch of...

Fate of dogs to be decided next month

Animals attacked an Almont Township woman in February LAPEER — Two dogs that attacked a 51-year-old Almont Twp. woman on Feb. 14, 2020, will remain sheltered at a facility until mid-November. The pair of Caucasian Ovcharka Shepherd dogs were among three dogs running...

MDOT eyes boulevard in Imlay City

Proposed 2026 project aims to help minimize crashes in area IMLAY CITY — Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) officials are recommending a boulevard be constructed on M-53 between Newark Rd. and Borland Rd. to minimize the frequency of traffic accidents in the...