2021-07-06

Putt, Currier of Fenwick take feature wins at Crystal Motor Speedway


Saturday night at Crystal Motor Speedway was a beautiful night for racing and continuing a longstanding tradition of celebrating Independence Day. CL Trucking & Excavating of Ionia sponsored the night.

In the Late Model feature, Michael Archer of Jackson came home with the win, followed by Derrick Hilliker, Midland, Megan Sanders, Lexington, Kentucky, Logan Love, Vestaburg, and Amanda Wing of Middleton. The B main qualifier was Bryant Dickinson of Ionia, with heats being taken by Brennan Bowen, Sheridan, Archer, and Wing.

CM’s Cole Olson to continue baseball journey at Lake Michigan College

Cole Olson has a passion for baseball.

The Central Montcalm senior has dreamed of playing baseball at the college level, and possibly even beyond, for a lot of his life. On March 15, he took the first step in his post-high school baseball career by celebrating his signing to Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor.

STEVE MERREN: The bounties of summer foraging

Hacking and cursing away at a patch of poison ivy I had found in an inconvenient spot this spring, my efforts and harsh language came to an abrupt end when I noticed I was no longer laying waste to the wretched bush of discomfort and accidentally ridding myself of delicious raspberries.

Ionia school board approves 2021-2022 budget

District on ‘healthy’ fund balance to cover shortfall

The Ionia Public Schools district is poised to begin a new school year with a budget that will focus on continuing to support student achievement despite a reduction in anticipated revenue, thanks to a “healthy” fund balance.

The Ionia school board approved the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget at its regular meeting after a public hearing on the matter. The new fiscal year began July 1.

GRACE FOWLER: Dealing with dog anxiety

If you have been reading my column for a long time, you know that a couple of summers ago I adopted a dog from the shelter where I was a volunteer.

Upcoming and pending services for July 6, 2021

Upcoming and pending services for July 6, 2021

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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