BREAKING NEWS

Middleville family welcomes county’s first baby of 2020

Daniel Sobek was born Jan. 2 to Matt and Kathryn Sobek. He checked in at 9 pounds.

 

A Middleville family became

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Pennock Hospital enacts visitor restrictions

Officials at Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital in Hastings are joining other West Michigan hospitals in putting restrictions on visitors. Those

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The secret to fair roads in Barry County

Greg Chandler

Staff Writer

            Barry County Road Commission officials subscribe to the old adage “an ounce of prevention is

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2010s brought news in many forms

Residents let their concerns be known as they protest a horizontal hydraulic fracturing well in Carlton Township in August 2017.

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Tentative road projects for 2020

This list is subject to change, pending the outcome of Barry County Road Commission meetings with local townships, which are

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2019 seemed filled with extremes

 Projects that were years in the making moved decisively forward this year. Major infusions in affordable housing and quality health

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Crooked Lake lawsuit dismissed

Luke Froncheck

Staff Writer

 

The lawsuit against Barry County Drain Commissioner Jim Dull and the Watson Drain district was

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High water continues; suit offers no relief

Jack Griffin of Delton (shown here in a May 9 photo) lives on a road that became a river for

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