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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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Libraries close to the public

Some offer alternative services for patrons TRI-CITY AREA — Last week, local libraries began cancelling all scheduled events as a coronavirus precaution. Since then, all have gone a step further and closed their doors. The Dryden Township Library will be closed until...

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LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED

Lapeer County Board of Commissioner Chairman Gary Roy, along with Emergency Management Director Mary Piorunek declared a Local State of Emergency for Lapeer County today, March 13. Although Lapeer County does not have any confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of this...

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Dog owner charged in attack on woman

Almont Township man faces felony, misdemeanor counts   ALMONT TWP. — Felony charges have been filed against Gregory Messer, 64, the owner of three Caucasian Ovcharka Shepherd dogs that were running loose when they attacked a woman on February 14. On Wednesday...

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Imlay City Boys’ Baseball meeting set

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Boys’ Baseball registration and parent meeting is set for Wednesday, March 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Borland Elementary School, located at 500 W. Borland Road. Any questions, call Neil Collins at 810-614-4992.

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Almont woman abducted at gunpoint by ex-spouse

ALMONT — A 51-year-old Detroit man is in Lapeer County Jail after kidnapping his ex-wife at gunpoint and threatening to kill her and himself on Thursday, Feb. 20. Almont Police Sgt. Laura Black said the abduction of the Almont woman took place at around 6:45 a.m. at a...

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BERLIN TOWNSHIP – ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ml ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS PUBLIC HEARING To the Residence and Property Owners of Berlin Township: The Berlin Township Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on February 27,2020 at 7:30PM. The hearing will be held at 740 Capac Road,...

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Support grows for Michaela Wolford

Rally, fundraisers planned for Imlay City girl injured while snowmobiling   IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City community is rallying in support of 11-year-old Michaela Wolford, who was critically injured in a snowmobile accident on Saturday, Feb. 8. As of Tuesday, Feb....

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Capac’s Keihin plant to shut down in 2021

KMM corporate office cites sales, changes in the industry CAPAC — A little more than a month ago, management and employees at Keihin Michigan Manufacturing (KMM) were hopeful that a merger with Honda and Hitachi would ensure the local plant’s future. That sense of...

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