2020-07-24

Four Seasons Power Washing changes ownership, adds drain cleaning component

Equipped with two trucks stocked full of all the cleaning and plumbing devices one can imagine, Cody Ramey and Derrick Battig are ready to take on any drain service or mobile pressure washing job the two can get their hands on.

Ramey and Battig, both of Ionia, recently took over Four Seasons Mobile Power Washing — now Four Seasons Drain Services & Mobile Pressure Washing — from former owner Kirk Wolthuis.

Public docks installed at Crystal Township Park

While cruising around Crystal Lake, boaters often struggle to find a place to tie up their vehicle for a few hours so they can visit downtown shops, dine at a restaurant or spend time at one of the local parks.

In introducing two public-use docks next to the Crystal Lake beachfront property, the Crystal Township Downtown Development Authority (DDA) aims to ease that struggle.

Belding looks to CARES Act funding

As local municipalities continue to navigate their way through a field of unknowns during the coronavirus pandemic, Belding city officials are hoping to receive some financial assistance from the federal government.

During Tuesday’s meeting, City Manager John Niemela told the Belding City Council that he had recently applied for two grants through federal CARES Act funding.

Greenville City Council approves permits for three food truck vendors

Despite being well past dinner time, members of the Greenville City Council admitted with a laugh Tuesday evening that as their meeting neared its conclusion, their stomachs were beginning to growl.

After the third discussion of the night regarding requests from multiple food truck vendors to operate in the city, Councilman Jeff Scoby made his thoughts clear.

Edmore leaders plan to get ‘Redevelopment Ready Community’ certification 

This village will soon begin the process to become a certified Redevelopment Ready Community (RRC) with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC). 

A no-cost, statewide program, RRC certification helps communities plan for the future with “clear development procedures, a community-supported vision, an open and predictable review process, and compelling sites for developers to locate their latest projects,” according to the MEDC website.

Charge issued against Utah woman for alleged drunken driving accident that left trooper critically injured

A felony charge has been issued against a Utah woman for allegedly causing a drunken driving accident that critically injured herself and a Michigan State Police Lakeview Post trooper.

Alcohol is believed to have been a contributing factor to the July 10 incident in Ionia County’s Boston Township.

Friday, July 24, 2020