Dryden Vets to conduct Memorial Day program

Abbreviated ceremony to include gun salute and Taps DRYDEN — The Dryden Vets organization has canceled its annual Memorial Day parade, but still plan to conduct an abbreviated ceremony on Monday, May 25. The ceremony will include a traditional wreath-laying and gun...

Family, community mourn death of Richard Kaatz

Kaatz, 82, devoted 60 years to field of mortuary science TRI-CITY AREA — Local residents are mourning the loss of Richard “Dick” Lee Kaatz, who died on Tuesday, May 5 at the age of 82. Kaatz, the owner of funeral homes in Capac, Yale, Acoca and Richmond, was a...

Sinking funds paying for Almont upgrades

Approved summer projects will include O.P. parking lot ALMONT — The school district’s 1-mill “sinking fund” continues to pay dividends. Schools Supt. Dr. William Kalmar reports that sinking fund dollars will again be utilized to pay for a pair of projects to be...

St. Paul’s meals now available for takeout

Church’s pantry & Food For Families programs continue IMLAY CITY — While St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is now closed in accordance with COVID-19 safety protocol, the church’s Food For Families programs continue to operate. Food For Families Coordinator Wes Davis said...

Production varies at area industries

Some still operational while others at a stand still due to virus outbreak TRI-CITY AREA — Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many local industries have either shut down or are operating with skeleton crews. Gear Master essential Among the exceptions is...