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(part two) WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER — Shop Local First

We’re beating the virus... now let’s restore our local economy! Your favorite local retailers can still deliver the goods! Visit their website or call today! • A&W, Almont 810-798-0000 • Big Joe’s, Imlay City 810-724-9000 www.eatbigjoes.com • Carter Mechanical...

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Counties’ virus statistics appear to be improving

TRI-CITY AREA — The number of positive COVID-19 cases and virus-related deaths has continued to decline over the past week. Both Lapeer and St. Clair counties each reported four additional deaths since Tuesday, April 21, but the amount of new daily positive cases is...

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We Are In This Together: SHOP LOCAL FIRST

We’re beating the virus...now let’s restore our local economy! Your favorite local retailers can still deliver the goods! Visit their website or call today! • A&W, Almont 810-798-0000 • Almont DDA, Almont 810-798-8125 • Big Joe’s, Imlay City 810-724-9000...

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Country Smoke House reopening is ‘on hold’

Country Smoke House reopening is ‘on hold’

Owners attribute holdup to COVID-19 virus uncertainty ALMONT TWP. — Country Smoke House owners Steve and Sue Francis had envisioned a spring reopening for the business which sustained significant damage during a fire on October 4, 2019. The owners now say the...

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DEATHS RISE BUT OFFICIALS EXPRESS HOPE

TRI-CITY AREA — In the span of one week, both Lapeer and St. Clair counties’ COVID-19 deaths have doubled. Last week Tuesday, Lapeer officials announced the first deaths attributed to the virus. Three were reported that morning and a fourth was announced later in the...

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Urgent Care now offering curbside COVID-19 testing

Urgent Care now offering curbside COVID-19 testing

  IMLAY CITY — In an effort to meet the immediate health needs of local residents, Total Urgent Care, 147 N. Almont Ave., is now offering “curbside” COVID-19 virus testing. Briana Arter, RMA/Manager of the downtown Imlay City location, said the tests, which are...

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Lapeer County reports first virus deaths

Four COVID-19-related fatalities announced Tuesday Editor's note: The following story has been updated from the original version that appeared in our print edition. As of press time on Tuesday, the county was reporting three deaths but that number was updated to four...

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Girl’s colored hearts help to bring smiles

Girl’s colored hearts help to bring smiles

Six year-old Myla Brown’s art project inspires a community CAPAC — Things can be confusing when you’re six years old, full of energy and limited to spending your days stuck at home. For now, that is the life of Capac kindergartener Myla Brown and millions of other...

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St. Clair County starts to report recovery numbers

TRI-CITY AREA — As of Tuesday, March 31, Lapeer County’s COVID-19 case count stood at seven and St. Clair County’s had climbed to 31, but they noted five of those individuals have since recovered from the virus. “Over the next few weeks, many communities, likely...

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