Greenville church welcomes new priest

The people of St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greenville, have called the Reverend David L Vickers to be their new parish priest.

JOEL COOPER: Betwixt two worlds

I remember once looking at a seismometer and observing to my surprise that it was continually active.

I felt nothing under my feet, yet I learned the earth is always experiencing some type of seismic disturbance on a continual basis.

New restaurant Oliver’s Pizza Planet opens for business in Crystal

Beachgoers hanging out at Crystal Lake for the day have been longing for a pizza joint in town ever since Charlie’s Pit Stop Pizzeria closed last summer.

With the former pizzeria having since been converted into a Dollar General, Jeremy Sheets and Jim Holton saw an opportunity and decided to go for it.

Remediation work underway at future Greenville Starbucks location

Remediation efforts are underway at the site of a future Starbucks on Greenville’s west side.

The property at 1720 W. Washington St. (M-57) is owned by Kris Krstovski, owner of K2 Retail Construction & Development, who also redeveloped the former Kmart store nearby.

Storm sewer, detention basin projects underway in Stanton

In years past, certain parking lots toward the west end of Stanton have filled with so much rainwater and run-off that it has caused vehicles to become submerged and business areas to be flooded.

With work now underway on a project that aims to prevent future flooding in those areas, city officials are looking to remedy that issue once and for all.

Stanton City Commission planning for July 13 vote on marijuana

As Stanton officials are planning for a July 13 vote on both its regulatory and updated zoning marijuana ordinances, questions have been voiced about what those ordinances should include.

The Stanton City Commission on Tuesday reviewed a handful of proposed regulatory and zoning marijuana ordinances with Bloom Sluggett attorney David Eberle.

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Rep. Meijer visits Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch

Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch recently hosted Rep. Peter Meijer for a tour of the Saranac facility and discussion on the agriculture industry in Michigan. 

New State Farm in Ionia

The Ionia Area Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting for Ryan Secor, a State Farm Insurance agent, at 213 W. Main St. in Ionia.

Upcoming and pending services for June 25, 2021

Read upcoming and pending services for Friday, June 25, 2021.