Greenville Public Schools has taken advantage of low interest rates and refinanced some of the construction bonds, resulting in district residents paying a lower tax rate sooner than planned. Director of Finance John Gilchrist has been working with the bonding counsel and the school board to authorize the refinancing of some of the past construction bonds.
Read the funeral notices for Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
The 49th annual Danish Festival was filled with great memories, fun event and shopping and even prizes that thrilled six local residents.
After expanding last school year to include Newaygo, the Central State Activities Association is going to expand again. The conference voted to add three more schools to the ranks, and also decided to separate into two divisions.
After seeing a community park in need of help, a local resident is putting together a bike ride to help raise funds for repairs.
During Tuesday night’s Greenville City Council meeting, Greenville resident Lori Hansen presented an idea to the council describing how she plans to help repair Danish Kingdom in Greenville.
A 52-year-old Greenville woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after her vehicle left the roadway and struck multiple trees Thursday evening.
The Danish cousin of Greenville’s mermaid statue is celebrating her 100th birthday today.
Funeral notices for Friday, August 23, 2013
The Ionia County Board of Commissioners has agreed to pay a Portland woman almost $200,000 after she alleged a sheriff’s deputy seriously injured her in a car accident almost three years ago. Teresa Ann Smith filed a complaint in 8th Judicial Circuit Court against Ionia County and Ionia County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Canan on July 24, 2012.
The famous Potato Festival will return to Edmore this Friday through Sunday. The festival will get underway with the seventh annual Home Township Fire Department appreciation celebration from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the fire barn, featuring hot dogs, brats, ice cream, a smokehouse and activities for children and more. The appreciation celebration will be followed by the firemen’s parade at dusk, featuring a bagpiper leading marching firefighters, a tribute to Sept. 11, 2001, and a memorial service at Third and Main streets.