Clare County Review & Marion Press News

Winterfield Township to begin dialogue with Osceola County Rescue

By Genine Hopkins After attending the last Clare County Board of Commissioner Special Meeting on 9-1-1 Rescue earlier this month, Winterfield Township Supervisor Dave Bondie is seeking to begin a conversation with Osceola County’s Director of EMS, Steve Young, to determine if there are any options available to the township for better response times for Read More…

Clare County Review & Marion Press News

Harrison’s 25th Memorial Weekend Car and Bike Show coming

By Pat MaurerCorrespondent Harrison’s 25th annual Memorial Weekend Car, Truck and Bike Show is here! Memorial Weekend festivities are truly on tap in Harrison with their annual Car and Bike Show downtown on Sunday, May 25th beginning at 11 a.m.Have a great time browsing down Harrison’s Second Street and enjoy seeing all the cars and Read More…

News Saugatuck/Douglas Commercial Record

Hospital debus new site here

Local family physician and resident Jason Myers handled ribbon-cutting duties during the May 13 opening of Holland Hospital’s new 16,940-square-foot medical center at 6490 Blue Star Hwy., Saugatuck Township. The facility expands access to primary care, lab, radiology, physical therapy and rehab services to the lakeshore south of Holland in one nearby site. To learn Read More…

News Saugatuck/Douglas Commercial Record

New Mt. Baldhead restrooms, deck plans set

By Scott Sullivan Editor Saugatuck City Council took steps towards big-ticket Mt. Baldhead Park improvements Monday, hiring Fleis & Vandenbrink engineers for $26,800 towards building new restrooms at the foot of the dune and $24,600 towards replacing the deck on top. Full construction costs are estimated at $160,000 for the restrooms and $330,000 for the Read More…

News Saugatuck/Douglas Commercial Record

Volunteers work so kids can play

A planned community playground build, delayed three weeks by legal skirmishes, finally took place May 6-8 with enthused volunteers such as these installing new children’s gear at Village Square Park in downtown Saugatuck. The $336,000 equipment replaces old apparatus, deemed no longer safe last year, with themed features highlighting the area’s natural features and history. Read More…

Allegan County News & Union Enterprise News

WMU honors VanWyk as Outstanding Mentor Teacher

By Jason WesseldykSports Editor Since starting her teaching career at Dix Street Elementary in Otsego 25 years ago, Kristin VanWyk has provided mentorship to more than 25 aspiring teachers.For her efforts, VanWyk was the recipient of the Outstanding Mentor Teacher Award presented by Western Michigan University’s Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies Department in the College Read More…

Allegan County News & Union Enterprise News

Plainwell council handles various items

By John RaffelCorrespondence PLAINWELL – At its meeting earlier this week, the Plainwell Council was to consider approving Special Event Permit 24‐13 for Island City Festival to be held Friday, May 31st through June 2nd.The council also was to consider approving Special Event Permit 24‐05 for the Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, Read More…