Champion under new ownership

Forest River acquires Imlay and Kansas-based plants IMLAY TWP. — For the second time in seven years, Champion Bus has been sold. According to a press release issued Friday by REV Group, the Milwaukee-based company had divested it’s shuttle bus business and sold those...

Dryden celebrates their Top Ten graduates

  Editor’s note: Dryden High School determines their top academic honors using a formula that combines GPA and SAT scores. As a result Ronny Hudson is the Class of 2020 valedictorian and Kylie DeVlaminck is the salutatorian. The following Top Ten feature lists...

Sinking funds paying for Almont upgrades

Approved summer projects will include O.P. parking lot ALMONT — The school district’s 1-mill “sinking fund” continues to pay dividends. Schools Supt. Dr. William Kalmar reports that sinking fund dollars will again be utilized to pay for a pair of projects to be...

St. Paul’s meals now available for takeout

Church’s pantry & Food For Families programs continue IMLAY CITY — While St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is now closed in accordance with COVID-19 safety protocol, the church’s Food For Families programs continue to operate. Food For Families Coordinator Wes Davis said...

New COVID-19 cases drop by half

County stats show numbers continue to decline TRI-CITY AREA — On Sunday, for the first time in weeks, both Lapeer and St. Clair counties had zero confirmed cases or deaths from COVID-19 to report that day. It’s a hopeful sign that the virus’s impact on the region is...

‘Scrap Metal’ masterpieces

Hali discovers passion for turning scrap into artwork ATTICA — Hali O’Donnell has a gift for turning scrap metal into beautiful pieces of artwork. She didn’t always know that she was an artist. She started out on the path towards nursing before finding her passion for...