M-53 work set to begin April 19

LAPEER COUNTY — A portion of M-53 in Lapeer County, extending into Sanilac County, is due to be resurfaced starting next week. The Michigan Department of Transportation estimates that work on the state highway from Deanville Road to the city limits of Marlette will...

Moderna vaccine to be given at today’s clinic in Imlay City

IMLAY CITY — On Tuesday morning, federal health officials recommended that the use of Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine be paused. As a result, the vaccination drive-through clinic set to happen today (April 13) will still take place but participants will instead...

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...

Drive-through vaccine clinic to be held at fairgrounds April 13

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 Lapeer County Health Department announced today that they’ll be administering the one dose...

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...

Police respond to shooting outside house

  IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police responded at around 10:40 a.m. on Friday (March 26) to a report of shots being fired at a location in the 300 block of  Second Street. Police Chief Scott Pike reported that a verbal dispute had occurred outside the residence...