COUNTY NEWS

Barry Township agonizes over creation of DDA

Luke Froncheck

Staff Writer

 

Barry Township Board of Trustees declared its intent Tuesday night to create a Downtown Development

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Barry County United Way campaign kicks off today

Stacee English volunteers in Hastings for the Barry County United Way during last year's Day of Caring. (File photo)

Annual Day

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County's 2020 budget will move into spotlight soon

Rebecca Pierce

Editor

No additional staffing is being recommended as Barry County prepares a new spending plan for 2019-20.

“Regrettably, it’s

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Blue Zones gets green light from county board

Barry County Commissioners Howard Gibson, Jon Smelker and Ben Geiger listen to presentations at the Committee of the Whole meeting

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County board backs Thornapple Township trail expansion

Luke Froncheck

Staff Writer

Thornapple Township Supervisor Mike Bremer asked the Barry County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday to support

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Baltimore Township explores noise ordinance

Luke Froncheck

Staff Writer

Baltimore Township Supervisor Chad VanSyckle notified the Banner about the township’s recent inquiries into a noise

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Alumni reminisce at 132nd reunion banquet

Jessica Courtright

Contributing Writer

Hastings High School Alumni Association hosted its 132nd annual reunion and banquet Aug. 23 at

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Honored alums pursued careers in education, public service, navy

Hastings Area School System Superintendent Dan Remenap said one of this year’s honored alums, Bob Smith, was principal at

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