County prepares for vaccine rollout

Grant funds used to purchase freezer, off-site clinic needs LAPEER COUNTY — Although many details are yet to be determined, the picture is becoming clearer as to how a COVID-19 vaccine will be administered locally. At Thursday’s county commission meeting, Health...

Smoke House open for deer processing

Work continues on rebuild following Oct. 5, 2019 fire ALMONT TWP. — Steve and Sue Francis, owners of the Country Smoke House at 3294 Van Dyke (M-53) are now open for deer processing. Drop-off hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and on Saturday and...

Love in the time of pandemic

Local jeweler reports strong sales of wedding rings TRI-CITY AREA — Could the pandemic be producing more pairings? Local jeweler Jeff Johnson certainly thinks so. “I’ve never sold so many wedding rings as I have lately. There has definitely been a big upswing in...

Almont struggles with ongoing power issues

Frustration building among community, school officials ALMONT — Almont Twp. Supervisor Paul Bowman joins Schools Supt. Dr. William Kalmar in their shared frustration with the continuum of electrical issues that have plagued Village and Township residents and officials...

Parade, tree lighting happening this Saturday

Entries sought for 6 p.m. along Main St. CAPAC — The Chamber of Commerce has finalized their Cranberry Christmas plans. This Saturday, Dec. 5, they’ll host a lighted parade beginning at 6 p.m. that includes a tree lighting ceremony. The parade will travel from Main...

Ground broken for Imlay City’s new splash pad

Water feature for children to be completed in spring IMLAY CITY — Ground was broken on Monday, Nov. 23, at the future location of a new splash pad for kids in the shadow of Imlay City’s municipal water tower. The work is being conducted by JDL Excavating and includes...