A hatching good time

Chicks return to Dryden Elementary School DRYDEN — This year, Lindsay Bridgewater, Preschool Teacher at Dryden Elementary, continued her tradition of hatching chicken eggs with her students. Last school year, Ms. Bridgewater shared the egg hatching process with her...

Drive-through vaccine clinic on for April 13th

One dose shots to be given at fairgrounds; slots still available for teen clinic in Lapeer LAPEER COUNTY — Appointments are now being taken for a special drive-through vaccination clinic at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds in Imlay City on Tuesday, April 13. The...

Numbers still climbing

Officials urge vigilance and vaccinations TRI-CITY AREA — The number of new COVID-19 infections continue to rise and health officials are urging residents to continue taking all the necessary precautions to stop its spread. In the past week, Lapeer County has recorded...

Imlay City Fire Dept. needs new recruits

Fire Chief Rick Horton says ‘commitment’ a requisite IMLAY CITY — Responding to a fire alarm at any time of day and in all types of weather is not something that appeals to everyone. Which explains why the Imlay City Fire Department is currently in serious need of new...

Cases, variant counts surge in Lapeer County

LAPEER COUNTY — COVID-19 case numbers continue to surge and health officials believe virus variants are playing a role in the uptick. As of Monday morning, 37 confirmed cases were hospitalized locally with six individuals in the intensive care unit and four requiring...

Growing season gets an early start

Valley Farms planting onion crop in March IMLAY TWP. — Just four days after spring officially ‘sprung,’ a crew from Valley Farms was in the muck fields, starting to plant their 2021 onion crop. Craig Brandt, who operates the vegetable farm with his brother, Chris,...