Beard and ‘Stash’ contest planned

National champion Mark Byrnes to coordinate event as part of Sesquicentennial celebration   IMLAY CITY — Momentum is growing in anticipation of Imlay City’s Sesquicentennial Celebration to take place downtown Aug. 7-9 Also expected to grow between now and the...

Attica museum preps for community event

May 16 celebration to spotlight expansion at historical museum   ATTICA TWP. — Attica Township’s Community Celebration on Saturday, May 16 is more than two months away but that isn’t stopping organizers from getting a jump start on prepping for the event to...

Dog owner charged in attack on woman

Almont Township man faces felony, misdemeanor counts   ALMONT TWP. — Felony charges have been filed against Gregory Messer, 64, the owner of three Caucasian Ovcharka Shepherd dogs that were running loose when they attacked a woman on February 14. On Wednesday...

Schoonover has plan for downtown space

‘Third & Main Event Center’ to be location for special events   IMLAY CITY — Jim Schoonover, president and owner of Vintech Industries, plans to open a facility for special events in the former Mulefoot/Hiram’s restaurant space at the corner of Main and Third...

Almont woman abducted at gunpoint by ex-spouse

ALMONT — A 51-year-old Detroit man is in Lapeer County Jail after kidnapping his ex-wife at gunpoint and threatening to kill her and himself on Thursday, Feb. 20. Almont Police Sgt. Laura Black said the abduction of the Almont woman took place at around 6:45 a.m. at a...