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Should Ottawa County eliminate its road commission?

Should Ottawa County eliminate its road commission?

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich.--  Ottawa County residents are encouraged to weigh in on plans to handle county roads Tuesday, July 23.

The Ottawa County Board of Commissioners is considering taking over the responsibility of county roads and public utilities.  Michigan is the only state to still have road commissions.  Last week, the Board of Commissioners released nearly a year’s worth of research and findings by The Road Commission Task Force.  The task force’s three proposed plans include:

Water main break could move up downtown renovations

Water main break could move up downtown renovations

COOPERSVILLE, Mich.--  The Coopersville City Council may consider moving up improvements to a downtown water main during their regular meeting Monday, July 8.

City Manager Steven Patrick says he plans to discuss a water main break at 64th and West Randall Street that happened about a week ago.

Road closure reroutes traffic starting May 20

Road closure reroutes traffic starting May 20

COOPERSVILLE, Mich.—A stretch in Coopersville will be closed starting Monday, May 20.

Crews are shutting down W. Randall Street in front of Continental Dairy. Access to all businesses will be maintained, but traffic will be detoured onto Conran and O’Malley drives.

 The closure will remain in place through Wednesday, May 22. 

Two Coopersville organizations competing for $1,000

Two Coopersville organizations competing for $1,000

 

 

COOPERSVILLE, Mich.—Two local non-profit organizations are in the running for a $1,000 donation from the photo sharing site, slickpic.com. 

The #MakeaDifference Photo Contest runs now through June 2. Among the entries is the Del Shannon Car Show, which supports a drug, alcohol and violence prevention program for youth, as well as the Del Shannon Scholarship Fund.  The Coopersville Farm Museum—which features volunteers dedicated to honoring farming and agriculture-- is also in the running

Ottawa County road closed

Ottawa County road closed

Cast Your Thursday Vote and Win Made In Michigan Products!

Cast Your Thursday Vote and Win Made In Michigan Products!

Join us in celebrating Michigan products with the Made in Michigan Bracket Challenge. Click HERE to download the bracket.

Each day we'll have four matchups, one from each bracket, as we go through some of our great Made in Michigan products.

Bunny Train Begins Again on Saturday

Bunny Train Begins Again on Saturday

The Bunny Train is hopping again starting this Saturday, March 16, 2013 on the Coopersville & Marne Railway. Passengers will take a one hour and twenty minute excursion through the Spring Time country-side. The Easter Bunny and her cast of musical characters perform in each of the cars. The train's "Springtime Princess" will also read children's books and lead the passengers in springtime songs. Kids receive a surprise at the end of the ride, and they may also see other bunnies out the train windows.

The cost of the train is $15.50 for aduls, $14.50 for Seniors (60+), Kids (2-12) are $13.50, and kids younger than two years old are free.