V.A. seeks 0.085 mill increase on Nov. 3rd

Ballot language approved by county commissioners LAPEER COUNTY — Staff at the Lapeer County Veterans Affairs Office are hoping county residents will support a slight tax increase on the Nov. 3, 2020 general election ballot. Recently, the Lapeer County Board of...

Suma holds on to drain job while Miller, Jostock defeat incumbents

Tkach secures spot on November ballot for Democrats LAPEER COUNTY — Some voters were in the mood for change when they headed to the polls on August 4. John Miller defeated sitting Prosecutor Mike Sharkey by more than 2,000 votes and Terry Jostock bested sitting road...

Sewer project delayed until spring

CN Railroad’s rejections result in plan to reroute the project IMLAY CITY — A 2020 infrastructure project to extend sanitary sewer from the railroad viaduct on M-53, east to the wastewater treatment plant, is being postponed until spring of 2021. Imlay City DPW Supt....

Preparedness plan in place

Imlay City board formalizes ‘return to learn’ protocols for new school year IMLAY CITY — At their July 27 meeting, the Imlay City School Board unanimously approved the district’s Return to School preparedness and response plan for the 2020-2021 school year. Supt. Dr....

Woods-N-Water Weekend latest COVID-19 casualty

Organizers make plans for biggest-ever event in 2021 IMLAY CITY — The unrelenting coronavirus has claimed yet another popular local community event. The 2020 Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend, scheduled for Sept. 11-13 at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds, has...

Old caboose gets new coat of paint

Jeff Conner and ‘Show Paints’ complete colorful restoration IMLAY CITY — It had been 16 years since the old Grand Trunk Western Railroad caboose outside the Imlay City Historical Museum had been painted. Enter Jeff Conner, owner of Show Paints by Conner of Greenville,...