Heavy winds take down trees, limbs and signals

Almont area takes brunt of severe storm Monday   TRI-CITY AREA — Monday’s (Aug. 29) severe winds gusts of more than 70 mph, resulted in downed wires, tree limbs, and traffic signal outages across the region. As of Tuesday morning, signals along Van Dyke (M-53)...

Imlay City residents urged to sign up for alerts

IMLAY CITY — In the aftermath of the city’s “boil water” advisory, the Imlay City Police Department seeks to ensure residents are informed of future emergencies through the city’s “emergency alert and notification system.” To assure that information is made public as...

Water advisory lifted earlier than expected

TRI-CITY AREA — One week after the Great Lakes Water Authority announced a boil water advisory for the village of Almont and Imlay City, the order was lifted Saturday, Aug. 20. It was first issued August 13 when GLWA discovered a break in a 120 inch water main in St....

Citizens line up for water distributions

Police chief says city’s response to water emergency was ‘flawless’   Water distribution events in both Imlay City and Almont began on Wednesday, August 17 and extended through Saturday, which happened to be the day the boil water advisory was lifted. Here’s a...

“Quilts of Tears” coming to Lapeer Legion Post

Quilt on display Aug. 24-28 in memory of Mike Mercier   LAPEER COUNTY — Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter #287 will present viewings of “Quilts of Tears” August 24-28 at American Legion Post 16, 1701 W. Genesee St. in the City of Lapeer. VVA Chapter...