Breaking the cycle

Lapeer County Sheriff unveils program aimed at freeing inmates from alcohol, opioid addiction LAPEER — Most of us wouldn’t equate a stint in jail with good health, but for those battling addiction, that incongruence is reality—one that Sheriff Scott McKenna...

Pickle Chips are coming

Imlay City’s signature product to expand, creates buzz in food industry IMLAY CITY — They’re not even in production yet, but just the concept of a new Vlasic pickle product—specifically vacuum-fried pickle chips—has created a stir in the food industry and...

Students’ art to hang from lamp posts

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City’s downtown lamp posts will soon be adorned with colorful banners featuring the artwork of Imlay City students. The student art was submitted to the Downtown Development Authority through an arrangement with Borland Elementary teacher Jill...

Firefighters raise $11,000 for alarms

IMLAY CITY — Since the devastating fire that claimed four children’s lives at Maple Grove Estates in February, the Imlay City Firemen’s Association has spearheaded a fundraising campaign to purchase and install free smoke detectors in every residence at...

Sheriff launches new local Church Security Program

Sgt. Craig Miller and team offer security assessments, safety tips and more to Lapeer County churches LAPEER COUNTY — While it seems that places of worship should be sacred and off limits when it comes to violence and mass shootings, statistics demonstrate otherwise....

District, village consider partnership for building

Officials mull uses for under-utilized middle school CAPAC — Could the village and school district partner together to bring new life to the Middle School? Leaders from both entities planned to meet this month to discuss options for the mostly vacant school building....