Production varies at area industries

Some still operational while others at a stand still due to virus outbreak TRI-CITY AREA — Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many local industries have either shut down or are operating with skeleton crews. Gear Master essential Among the exceptions is...

Vineyard Food Pantry sees increased need

Volunteers are now serving more than 300 every week ALMONT — Food for the bellies of local residents serves as food for the souls for members of Almont’s Vineyard Church, where long lines have been forming for its weekly food giveaways. Located at 3835 Van Dyke...

Memorial Day event canceled

Almont Legion decides to suspend, others expected to follow ALMONT — The Almont American Legion has joined other local veterans organizations in canceling 2020 Memorial Day ceremonies scheduled for Monday, May 25. Almont Legion Post 479 Commander Dick Bowman...

A very special tractor tribute

Friends organize parade to honor fellow farmer Steve Kingsbury ARCADIA TWP. — A community unable to celebrate the life of a friend and neighbor found a unique way to memorialize Attica resident Steve Kingsbury on Monday, April 20. Friend and fellow farmer Kevin Daley,...

On the road again

Capac bus fleet called up to help families CAPAC — For the first time in almost a month, Capac Community Schools’ bus fleet was on the road again but instead of transporting students to school, staff delivered school–in the form of food and learning packets–to...

Trims Unlimited making face masks

Almont business awarded a $150,000 grant to retool ALMONT — Almont-based Trims Unlimited is one of 12 Michigan small businesses to be provided funds from Pure Michigan Business Connect to retool operations during the COVID-19 emergency. The beneficiaries of the total...