St. Clair County starts mapping virus cases

Three residents die from complications of corona ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Over the weekend, St. Clair County reported their first deaths attributed to the corona virus. The St. Clair County Health Department said one individual, an older male, with previous underlying...

Rotarians adjust plans to read to Weston kids

As option, club mails 400 books to elementary students’ homes IMLAY CITY — For the past five years, the Imlay City Rotary Club has spent a March morning reading to kids at the Weston Elementary School in Imlay City. Rotarian Dana Walker said the book readings to...

Denryter lived ‘life of service’

Dedicated Dryden firefighter served in Iraq & Afghanistan LAPEER/DRYDEN — Beneath a cloudless sky on Friday morning, hundreds of people gathered at Lapeer High School to form a motorcade procession in honor of Dryden firefighter, Nathan Denryter, 39, who succumbed...

Chamber opts to postpone events

Chamber auction, Busker Fest put on hold for indefinite time IMLAY CITY — Due to uncertainty about the duration of the coronavirus, the Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Board voted on Monday, March 30, to postpone indefinitely the annual Chamber Auction and the 2020...

Capac gets grant for new buses

Fuel Transformation Program promises cost savings and reduced emissions CAPAC — The school district is the recipient of a state grant that will help them add new, “greener” buses to their fleet. Last month, the multi-district consortium they participated in for...

Isolation means adjustment for residents and staff

Maple Vista adopts a ‘no visitors’ policy IMLAY CITY — Given that senior citizens are considered to be at higher risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus, staff and management at Sanctuary at Maple Vista are taking every measure to ensure the safety and wellness of its...