Sand Lake

Paving Pierson

Audio Article
$2.3 million White Pine Trail paving project will connect Sand Lake to Howard City

Multiple signs placed along the White Pine Trail currently state “Trail Closed” … and Pierson Township Supervisor Dan Buyze couldn’t be happier about it.

After nearly two years of work by Buyze and other local and state officials, a section of the trail is finally set to be paved from Sand Lake north to Howard City — bringing Pierson into the paved portion of the 92-mile trail, which is part of the 150-year-old Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad line.

Hobby turns into business for Sand Lake family

Audio Article

Growing up in the Sand Lake area, Melanie and Josh Inman were looking for a way to give back.

What began as a hobby quickly turned into a family business.