Michigan’s largest free festival celebrating 120 years with music, food and rides
The Lapeer Days festival will feature an arts and craft show, helicopter rides, a talent showcase, and many more activities for the family. The three-day event runs from Friday, Aug. 19 to Sunday, Aug. 21 along Nepessing Street in the city’s downtown area. The Lapeer Days Festival Opening Ceremonies will take place at noon. The Jason Charles Band, Lanco, and Kali Indiana & KC Cameron are set to perform during the evening on the main stage. The Lapeer Days Festival Parade begins at 11 a.m. on the east end of Nepessing Street.mlive.com
Michigan driver tears through corn field, crashes into drainage ditch during 100 mph chase, police say
A Michigan driver reached speeds of nearly 120 mph and cut through a corn field during a police chase that ended when he crashed into a water-filled drainage ditch and jumped into a pond, officials said.
Natural gas leak reported in downtown Lapeer
Downtown Lapeer was evacuated on May 29, 2019, due to a gas leak. (WDIV)LAPEER, Mich. - A natural gas leak has occurred in the area of Park Street and North Saginaw Street within the downtown area of Lapeer. North Saginaw Street will be closed from Nepessing Street to Oregon Street in both directions. The City of Lapeer Fire Department is at the location. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.