A total of 14,775 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Ionia County from last December to the present, including approximately 6,000 doses by the Ionia County Health Department.
Health Officer Ken Bowen provided a vaccine update during Tuesday’s Ionia County Board of Commissioners meeting — the first time commissioners have met since Feb. 16, when that meeting was abruptly adjourned due to Zoom hackers. Tuesday’s meeting was also held via Zoom but went smoothly.
Serving as the agency that oversees much of what makes up the historic downtown district, the Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is now likely to take on a new responsibility — overseeing portions of city’s first social district.
During Tuesday’s meeting of the DDA held via Zoom, Greenville City Manager George Bosanic provided an update on the city’s pursuit of creating a new social district, which is to be located within the boundaries of the city’s downtown district.
At the beginning of March, Terrie Weston put out a notice on her company’s Facebook page to help receive donations for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
Weston, the owner of Ninety Degree Nutrition in Stanton, was approached by Mindy Train, a parent liaison at the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District, about partnering with them to raise money for the charity. As a former educator, Weston jumped at the opportunity to help provide kids within Montcalm county with books.
The Tri County boys basketball team is currently in quarantine after a positive COVID-19 test within the program surfaced on Tuesday.
The team’s home game against Chippewa Hills on Tuesday night was canceled and the team will be in quarantine until Tuesday, March 16, according to Tri County Athletic Director Phil Butler. The case was isolated and no one else has reported any sickness symptoms.