Almont, Denby game ends with skirmish

Superintendents issue statements in face of social media storm   ALMONT — It was a wild ending to say the least. Saturday’s Division 5 semifinal game between Almont and Detroit Denby at Walled Lake Central wound up being called off by game officials with 3:06...

Teens lead deputies on high speed chase

“Bored” boys take grandfather’s car Sunday night   IMLAY CITY — Two teenage boys led Lapeer County Sheriff’s deputies on a 15-minute, high-speed “joyride” through the streets of Imlay City on Sunday (Nov. 24) night. Lapeer County Undersheriff Jeremy Howe reported...

Proud dad, times two

Local dad will be cheering for sons at state final games   TRI-CITY AREA — On Saturday, the anticipation surrounding the football state finals will be doubled for Dryden’s Richard Webster. That’s because he has two sons from two teams in two games to root for at...

Almont Supt. releases post-game statement

ALMONT — The Almont Raiders’ football team had every reason to celebrate its 36-8 win over Detroit Denby High School in Saturday’s MHSSA State semifinal game. Unfortunately, the game was marred by unsportsmanlike behavior on the part of some players and fans during...

Warner Hoeksema, 92 was pillar of Imlay City

Warner Hoeksema, a beloved family patriarch and devoted community member and public servant, has died at the age of 92. Hoeksema passed away Thursday, Nov. 21 at McLaren Lapeer Region Hospital, following an illness. A life-long, self-employed vegetable farmer, Warner...

FARM Science Lab visits Capac school

CAPAC — A unique classroom on wheels paid a visit to Capac Elementary School earlier this month. Inside its four walls, every student kindergarten through sixth grade got hands-on lessons in the science of agriculture thanks to Michigan Farm Bureau and the Michigan...