Vandals leave mark on Seven Ponds area

Sign, mailboxes destroyed, police seek tips DRYDEN TWP. — Dryden Township Police hope the public can help them find the vandal or vandals who damaged a Seven Ponds Nature Center sign at Crawford and Lake George roads. Chief Shawn Peters said they’ve fielded reports...

Gateway Church makes big assist to I.C. shelter

Hispanic Service Center thanks volunteers for kindness, support IMLAY CITY — In December, Hispanic Services Center (HSC) Director Lourdes Emke was lamenting the extensive damage at the agency’s homeless shelter perpetrated by the rejected boyfriend of a former tenant....

Fair brings big fun

Week goes off without a hitch as visitors flock to Imlay City IMLAY CITY — Eastern Michigan State Fair Manager Ian Kempf said the success of the 2019 fair can best be measured by the absence of problems and presence of fun being had by those in attendance. Kempf said...

No lifeguards, no water park

Lack of safety staff closes Mill Race Park LAPEER COUNTY — Due to a lack of staffing, specifically too few lifeguards, the county’s Mill Race Water Park in Dryden Township could possibly be closed for the rest of the summer. On Monday, Parks Director Joe Stock...

Fair gates open

Plenty of family fun on tap through Sat.at the fairgrounds IMLAY CITY — Hours before the official start of the Eastern Michigan State Fair on Tuesday, July 23, Fair staff and 4-H parents and kids were busy prepping the grounds and preparing their animals for the...

Historic barn saved

Firefighters, passersby help prevent total loss IMLAY TWP. — Brien and Lorraine Witkowski were rolling along on North M-53 sometime after 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when they spotted something unusual. The couple was making their way up from their home in Salem Twp....