News

Work starts on DDA streetscape project

Work starts on DDA streetscape project

Construction and replanting along Main St. in Almont ALMONT — After being delayed a year, work began last Monday, June 8, on the Almont Downtown Development Authority’s downtown streetscape project. DDA Director Kim Schall said the total scope of the $193,275...

read more
Imlay City parks reopen to public

Imlay City parks reopen to public

City welcomes residents and visitors to use all six parks IMLAY CITY — The city’s parks are again open to the public. Parks & Recreation Chairperson, Kelly Villanueva, reports that the yellow tape that had been installed on children’s playground equipment because...

read more
City offers manager job to Horton

City offers manager job to Horton

Commission opts to move quickly to fill Youatt’s seat IMLAY CITY — City Commissioners on Thursday (June 4) interviewed and intend to offer the soon-to-be-vacant city manager position to Craig Horton, longtime Lapeer County Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Horton, the...

read more
Bright future ahead for Capac’s Top Ten

Bright future ahead for Capac’s Top Ten

  CAPAC — July 26 is the big day for Capac High School graduates. That’s when the Class of 2020 will officially receive their diplomas. Originally, Pomp and Circumstance was due to reverberate through the high school gymnasium on May 18 but, like so many events,...

read more
Historic home incurs major fire damage

Historic home incurs major fire damage

  IMLAY CITY — A historic Imlay City residence at the corner of Fourth and Handley streets sustained heavy fire, smoke and water damage in a structure fire Wednesday, June 3. Imlay City firefighters responded sometime around 6:15 p.m. to reports of heavy smoke...

read more
Patriotic parade for WW2 veteran

Patriotic parade for WW2 veteran

Family, friends help Donald Dick mark 97th birthday ATTICA TWP. — Drive by birthday celebrations aren’t just for kids these days. On Saturday, family, friends and acquaintances paraded by Donald Dick’s Summers Road home to help the World War II veteran celebrate his...

read more
Polly Ann Trail  a big part of Rumley’s legacy

Polly Ann Trail a big part of Rumley’s legacy

Dryden community servant wore many hats over years DRYDEN — Larry Rumley, a dedicated community servant for both the Village and Township of Dryden, died on Wednesday, May 27, at the age of 74. Because of declining health, Rumley had recently moved with his wife,...

read more
COVID-19 testing  criteria expands

COVID-19 testing criteria expands

‘Rapid Test’ coming soon to our area TRI-CITY AREA — As businesses reopen and the local economy returns to some semblance of normalcy, growing numbers of people are venturing out into the world again. However, for senior citizens and people with underlying health...

read more
Imlay City man dies in  vehicle repair accident

Imlay City man dies in vehicle repair accident

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City police, firefighters and Lapeer County emergency crews responded at 1:10 p.m. on Friday (May 29) to the 800 block of N. Van Dyke Rd., where a vehicle had reportedly fallen on an Imlay City man. Lapeer County Sheriff’s Det./Sgt. Jason Parks...

read more
M-53 light delayed

M-53 light delayed

Imlay City seeks assistance to get flashing signal at Borland Rd. activated for new hall   IMLAY CITY — The Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) has informed city officials that installation of a flashing traffic signal at the corner of M-53 and East Borland...

read more