Sidewalk Sales, Mania returning to Imlay City

Sign up now to appear on Garage Sale Mania maps   IMLAY CITY — Some of Imlay City’s time-honored traditions will soon be returning. Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Hamel announced that the Chamber will host a “Retro Sidewalk Sale” downtown during...

Family Literacy Center in need of more tutors

In-person tutor training set for Tues., April 13 in Lapeer LAPEER COUNTY — The Family Literacy Center (FLC) of Lapeer was recently a recipient of the Michigan Governor’s Service Award in the Outstanding Volunteer Organization category. It was a fitting honor for an...

Grass, brush fires lead to burn ban

Imlay City fire chief reports that most start in burn pits IMLAY CITY — It’s been a busy time for Imlay City firefighters who have been called out to numerous brush and grass fires in Imlay Township and countywide in recent weeks. Imlay City Fire Chief Rick Horton...

Country Smoke House rises from the ashes

Customers flocking back to shop and view renovations ALMONT TWP. — Following a year-and-a-half hiatus, the Country Smoke House is back in business at 3294 Van Dyke (M-53). The award-winning meat processing facility and retail store had been closed since Oct. 4, 2019,...

Grabill to close after 25 years

Parent company announces plant shutdown for August ALMONT — Grabill Windows & Doors, a fixture in the Almont business community for more than 24 years, will be closing its doors this summer. Located at 7463 Research Drive in the Almont Industrial Park, the plant’s...