Surcharge for safety

Rate increase for 911 services to be decided by voters on November 3 LAPEER COUNTY — Three funding requests will appear on all Lapeer County general election ballots. Among them is a proposal from Lapeer County Central Dispatch to increase the current 911 surcharge...

Five candidates seek board seats in Almont

Three, six-year terms to be decided in Nov. ALMONT — Voters will have five candidates to choose from for three open seats on the Almont Board of Education. Current members whose terms are expiring include Paul Bowman, Jill Bowman-O’Neil and John Brzozowski. Of the...

Lapeer’s Esteem Team honors World War II vet

Pvt. Claude Welch, 92, lauded during event at VFW Post 2492 IMLAY CITY — It’s never too late to acknowledge a World War II veteran. That was the sentiment of Lapeer County’s Veterans Esteem Team members, who on Tuesday (Oct. 6) honored 92-year-old Pvt. Claude Welch of...

Fate of dogs to be decided next month

Animals attacked an Almont Township woman in February LAPEER — Two dogs that attacked a 51-year-old Almont Twp. woman on Feb. 14, 2020, will remain sheltered at a facility until mid-November. The pair of Caucasian Ovcharka Shepherd dogs were among three dogs running...

MDOT eyes boulevard in Imlay City

Proposed 2026 project aims to help minimize crashes in area IMLAY CITY — Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) officials are recommending a boulevard be constructed on M-53 between Newark Rd. and Borland Rd. to minimize the frequency of traffic accidents in the...

Suspect in Attica van theft caught and arrested

Twenty-four-year-old Elkton man is caught & arraigned ATTICA — A 24-year-old Elkton man has been arrested and charged with stealing a van from the driveway of a 67-year-old Attica resident Sunday, Oct. 4. Lapeer County Sheriff’s Det./Sgt. Jason Parks reported that...