Healing Fields an ‘epic event’ on 9-11 anniversary

Photo by STACY NIEDZWIECKI

See more photos of the opening day ceremonies online at by Stacy Niedzwiecki on her Flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stacyn/sets/72157627508352163

Fire Union asking for $634,000 increase in three-year contract

Steven Girard, contract attorney, advises the Plainfield Township Board of the total costs of demands in the negotiation of a firefighter contracts over the next three years. Negotiations are stalled on 25 issues—15 from the union and 10 from the township.

Plainfield, union negotiations ‘distressed’ by BETH ALTENA Negotiations between Plainfield Township and the fire union are stalled at 25 proposals for the contract for the township’s 11 full-time firefighters. Fifteen of the proposals are from the union, and ten are from Plainfield Township. On Tuesday, August 5, Steven Girard, township attorney in the negotiations, outlined […]

Hyser Rivers Museum offers peek into the past

Take a trip back in time and share Plainfield Charter Township history with a tour of the historic Hyser House Museum, 6440 West River Drive (next to Grand Rogue Campground and Paddlesports). The museum is open annually the weekend of the Grand Rogue Living History Encampment (at the campground). The museum will be open Saturday, September […]

Take a trip back in time with living history encampment

Photo by KAREN J PHOTOGRAPHY

by BETH ALTENA What was it like when a trip to the doctor meant a long ride in a covered wagon? Maybe that wasn’t even an option. How about building a homestead without power tools? Cooking dinner? Doing a load of laundry? Defending your country 100 years ago? Find answers to these questions and more […]

Independent Bank’s Shelby Reno reappointed to Michigan Bankers Association Marketing Committee

Shelby Reno

Shelby Reno, senior vice president of marketing and communications for Independent Bank, has been reappointed to serve a three-year term on the Michigan Bankers Association (MBA) Marketing Committee. Reno has served on the MBA Marketing Committee for five years. Independent Bank Corporation (Nasdaq Symbol: IBCP) is a Michigan-based bank holding company with total assets of […]