Susie Desk: Nurse on the front lines

Imlay City native helped battle TB, served in France during World War I Editor’s note: The following history about Imlay City native Susie Desk was written and graciously provided by Marilyn Swihart of the Imlay City Historical Society. Our country has faced many...

Youatt resigns as manager

City leader announces plan to step down on June 30th IMLAY CITY — City Manager Tom Youatt has announced that he is resigning his position, effective June 30. Youatt said he advised Imlay City commissioners of his decision on Friday, May 15, via email and telephone...

Bright futures for Almont’s Top Ten

  ALMONT — For the time being, Almont High School’s traditional commencement ceremonies have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Class of 2020 was originally due to receive their diplomas on May 31 at The Bells Event Center, formerly Almont...

Kempf to challenge Suma for Lapeer drain commission

Zender, Bargen seek to fill 7th district seat on board LAPEER COUNTY — Later this year Ian Kempf’s 19 years on the Lapeer County Commission will come to an end. The Republican, who represents Almont and Imlay City area residents at the county level, will not seek...

Dryden Vets to conduct Memorial Day program

Abbreviated ceremony to include gun salute and Taps DRYDEN — The Dryden Vets organization has canceled its annual Memorial Day parade, but still plan to conduct an abbreviated ceremony on Monday, May 25. The ceremony will include a traditional wreath-laying and gun...

Appreciating our teachers

Dryden staff delivers gifts to educators DRYDEN — In honor of Teachers Appreciation Week, May 4-8, Dryden Community Schools’ Lori Hall shared how staff showed appreciation for their teachers over several days last week. “The Elementary Secretary, former Elementary...