Some Memorial Day events scaled back

Dryden vets still planning to host a 10 a.m. parade TRI-CITY AREA — After a one-year hiatus, most local veteran groups are planning scaled back Memorial Day programs for Monday, May 31. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all 2020 traditional ceremonies were canceled....

I-69 Emergency closure

TRI-CITY AREA — The Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) has announced the immediate closure of the I-69 freeway between M-53 and Capac Rd. to repair a failed section of roadway. They report that the emergency road work will require full closure for a period of...

City votes to keep police

Applause, cheers ring out following unanimous vote IMLAY CITY — After weeks of public discourse regarding the possible disbanding of the Imlay City Police Department, hundreds of Imlay City residents in opposition to such a move can now exhale a collective sigh of...

MDOT fails to see the light on traffic signal

Engineers say intersection does not meet state criteria IMLAY CITY — The chances of MDOT (Michigan Department of Transportation) installing a traffic signal at the corner of M-53 and Borland Road appear as unlikely now as they were 20 years ago. On April 23,...

City votes to abandon shift to Sheriff’s Dept.

Applause, cheers ring out following unanimous vote IMLAY CITY — Cheers and loud applause rang out inside and outside the Imlay City hall on Tuesday, May 4, when city commissioners voted unanimously (7-0) to not pursue a contract for police protection with the Lapeer...