A very special tractor tribute

Friends organize parade to honor fellow farmer Steve Kingsbury ARCADIA TWP. — A community unable to celebrate the life of a friend and neighbor found a unique way to memorialize Attica resident Steve Kingsbury on Monday, April 20. Friend and fellow farmer Kevin Daley,...

On the road again

Capac bus fleet called up to help families CAPAC — For the first time in almost a month, Capac Community Schools’ bus fleet was on the road again but instead of transporting students to school, staff delivered school–in the form of food and learning packets–to...

Trims Unlimited making face masks

Almont business awarded a $150,000 grant to retool ALMONT — Almont-based Trims Unlimited is one of 12 Michigan small businesses to be provided funds from Pure Michigan Business Connect to retool operations during the COVID-19 emergency. The beneficiaries of the total...

Vintech adapting to demands

Local business now producing masks, straps to fight the virus IMLAY CITY — There is no arguing that necessity breeds creativity and innovation. Witness Vintech Industries in Imlay City, where demand for COVID-19 protective masks and face straps has created a new...

Local fairs still on for 2020

4-H cancels programs; youth can still enter projects and show animals TRI-CITY AREA — Earlier this month, Michigan State University Extension opted to postpone all face-to-face youth events managed by Extension and Michigan 4-H until September 1 due to the current...

Storm results in hail damage

Rotation was detected but no tornadoes reported TRI-CITY AREA — The National Weather Service reports thunderstorms that rolled through the Tri-City area on Tuesday night exhibited rotation but there weren’t any confirmed reports of funnel clouds or tornadoes. Still,...