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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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Food Pantry seeks support

ALMONT — The Almont Vineyard Church is currently accepting donations for their Food Pantry. Non-perishable goods and monetary donations are both curently being sought. Donations can be brought to the church, located at 3835 Van Dyke, every Monday-Wednesday from 10...

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COVID-19 case numbers grow

Lapeer reports two, St. Clair has ten TRI-CITY AREA — On Wednesday, the Lapeer County Health Department reported their second second positive case of COVID-19. Like Lapeer County’s first confirmed case, the individual is identified as “an adult male who is currently...

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Lapeer County’s first case

Adult male tests positive for COVID-19, currently in out-of-county facility   LAPEER COUNTY — Yesterday, March 24, the Lapeer County Health Department reported its first positive case of COVID-19. “The individual is an adult male who is currently hospitalized at...

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County to begin siren tests April 4

LAPEER COUNTY — Best be prepared for one of the less desirable sounds of summer. A tornado siren. This week, Mary Piorunek, Lapeer County Emergency Management Director, announced the county’s 2020 “Tornado Siren Test” schedule, scheduled to being on Saturday, April 4....

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