Budding business

Ionia welcomes Consume Cannabis with ribbon-cutting

The marijuana business is continuing to bud in the city of Ionia as Consume Cannabis Company has officially opened to the public this week.

On Thursday morning, Consume Cannabis held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Ionia Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of Consume’s new location at 406 S. Steele St.

Heritage Festival returns Aug. 5-7 on MCC’s Sidney campus

The Heritage Festival is back for its 34th year on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus, Aug. 5-7, and the Heritage Village volunteers are ready to once again transport visitors back in time.

After last year’s festival was cancelled due to COVID-19, the village committee is ecstatic to welcome visitors back to the village grounds with all the classic activities offered in years past.

Winfield Township Planning Commission advances solar ordinance to township board

The Winfield Township Planning Commission voted 6-0 to advance a proposed solar ordinance to the township board after a three-hour meeting and public hearing last Saturday afternoon.

Winfield Township officials hear feedback on wind ordinance, conflict of interest

To absolutely no one’s surprise, wind energy was a major topic at a three-hour solar energy ordinance meeting and public hearing hosted by Winfield Township officials last Saturday afternoon.

Ionia Chamber, Herbruck’s launch ‘Flavors of Ionia County’ sampling tour

Starting this autumn, Ionia County residents and visitors can explore local food, spirits and local hotspots while supporting restaurants that have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Ionia Area Chamber of Commerce and Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch are teaming up to present “Flavors of Ionia County,” a six-month restaurant promotion with by-ticket-only special events and a coupon booklet program for purchase.

All clear for Aldi

Supermarket site plan approved by Greenville City Council

Five months after initially being proposed before city officials, the green light has been given for the construction of this community’s next supermarket. 

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Eureka Township awaiting wind ordinance recommendations

As officials come close to updating this township’s 200-plus page zoning ordinance, one element of that ordinance continues to be discussed and reviewed — wind energy. 

The Eureka Township Planning Commission has spent more than a year working to update “Ordinance 79” — a 251-page document containing all of the township’s zoning laws.

Upcoming and pending services for July 23, 2021

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July 23, 2021

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