In a bid for re-election to his second term as Ionia County Commissioner for District 5, Scott Wirtz successfully defeated fellow Republican challenger Chad Murphy.
The halls of Threshold Academy will once again be filled today, but not for the original purpose of educating young students. Rather, visitors will be attending an auction with the option to purchase the last remaining items contained within the school from classroom to classroom.
The overall poor standing of roads in Ionia County is no secret to anyone who has traversed a county road.
Fenwick resident Scott Wirtz is running for his second term as 5th District Ionia County commissioner. He’s being challenged by fellow Republican Chad Murphy of Orleans as voters go to the polls on Tuesday.
Two Belding residents are vying for an opening for the Ionia County Board of Commissioners District 1 seat, previously held by Lynn Mason, who is seeking election for 86th District state representative.
Local landowners along the Fred Meijer River Valley Rail Trail may soon be entitled to some long overdue funds after a recent ruling in the state of Wyoming has now paved the way in regards to easements along trail systems.
When Bev and Tim Wyckoff decided to demolish an old farmhouse on their property, they never expected to discover so much history contained within the building’s walls.
Randy Riley’s new position may now have him representing the entire state of Michigan, but he’ll always refer to the small communities of Hubbardston and Carson City as home. Riley, who was named Michigan’s state librarian upon the retirement of Nancy Robertson on April 30th, has spent his first few months becoming acclimated to his new position. In one of his first ventures away from Lansing, he returned to his roots Tuesday by visiting his hometown of Hubbardston and nearby Carson City Public Library.
As 7-year-old Adam Lasco of Edmore crawled his way deep into a blueberry bush at Bird Berry Farms, picking away at the plentiful berries, he suddenly faced a dilemma. The number of berries in his bucket somehow appeared to remain the same.
When residents and visitors alike stroll past the new Danish Festival mural that now hangs alongside its predecessors, they will catch sight of a young peasant girl who boasts an expression of pure joy, warmth and happiness.