David Cook is a fourth-generation prison guard who worked at the Ionia Reformatory from 1969 until his retirement in 1995.
A stroke, a heart attack and a lingering bout with long COVID have slowed him down physically, but Cook’s mind and tongue are as sharp as anybody’s as he looks forward to his 82nd birthday at the end of the month.
While “construction season” in Michigan may be entering its final phase into the autumn season, city officials in this community have their sights set on the start of next year’s season, likely to feature a significant street reconstruction project.
During the Sept. 6 meeting of the Greenville City Council, the council voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for the reconstruction of about a half mile of S. Clay Street from E. Union Street north to E. Montcalm Street.
Last week Thursday, I had one of those days where I was just running at high speed all day.
You know how it is — some personal stuff to take care of, a long day of work with a lot of responsibilities and the hype of the first NFL game of the season looming over you all day. You know, a pretty typical Thursday.
The five MiPitch finalists have been chosen, and now all that’s left is the “Shark Tank” style pitch competition to decide which was the best entrepreneurial idea that will receive the largest cash prize.