Anguished mother of virus victim laments

TRI-CITY AREA — The COVID-19 virus has claimed the life of a 24-year-old Fraser man with local connections. Ben Hirschmann, nephew of Diane Grapentin of Imlay City and the grandson of Pat Creger, former owner of Almont’s R&R Sporting Goods, died at home on March...

Curbside COVID-19 tests offered

Total Urgent Care providing swab tests on a daily basis   IMLAY CITY — In an effort to meet the immediate health needs of local residents, Total Urgent Care, 147 N. Almont Ave., is now offering curbside COVID-19 virus testing. Briana Arter, RMA/Manager of the...

Urgent Care now offering curbside COVID-19 testing

  IMLAY CITY — In an effort to meet the immediate health needs of local residents, Total Urgent Care, 147 N. Almont Ave., is now offering “curbside” COVID-19 virus testing. Briana Arter, RMA/Manager of the downtown Imlay City location, said the tests, which are...

Rotarians adjust plans to read to Weston kids

As option, club mails 400 books to elementary students’ homes IMLAY CITY — For the past five years, the Imlay City Rotary Club has spent a March morning reading to kids at the Weston Elementary School in Imlay City. Rotarian Dana Walker said the book readings to...

Denryter lived ‘life of service’

Dedicated Dryden firefighter served in Iraq & Afghanistan LAPEER/DRYDEN — Beneath a cloudless sky on Friday morning, hundreds of people gathered at Lapeer High School to form a motorcade procession in honor of Dryden firefighter, Nathan Denryter, 39, who succumbed...