City beaches are open

Wright Park and Point Gratiot beaches officially opened for the season Tuesday. Lifeguards will be on duty every day, including weekends and holidays through Labor Day weekend. Lifeguards will be present from noon until 7 p.m. daily. Should any beaches be closed, signs will be placed at the beach notifying the public, or you can visit the city website,, or call the Recreation Office at 366-9886 for any question. Pictured on duty at Wright Park beach are lifeguards Charles “Duke” Medema (left) and Kristen Zolnoske.