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Ionia County Health Department honored for COVID-19 pandemic program

IONIA — The Ionia County Health Department has been recognized for operating a curbside food pantry during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ionia County Health Department received an honorable mention designation for the 2021 Innovative Practice Awards by the National Association of County and City Health Officials , according to a press release.
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Ionia County Sheriff's Office investigating shooting in Lyons Township

LYONS TWP. — The Ionia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that took place early Thursday, June 10, in Lyons Township — according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. There is no threat to the public and all parties have been accounted for, according to the sheriff’s...
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Police investigate Ionia County shooting

IONIA COUNTY, MI – Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting early Thursday, June 10, in Lyons Township. Ionia County sheriff’s deputies released few details about the shooting. “There is no threat to the public as all parties have been accounted for,” police said in a statement. State police crime-scene workers...
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Hippie Fest Dates Set For Three Michigan Locations [Video]

The day long celebration of peace and love has added an August date at the Ionia Fairgrounds, in addition to a June stop in rural Trufant. A long time Kalamazoo staple, the Hippie Fest originally moved its June date to Trufant, and the Treetoad Family Farm. Trufant is located about 15 miles due east of Pierson in Montcalm County, almost perfectly halfway between US-131 and M-91.
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Tornado Siren Testing

At Noon on the first Saturday of each month, April through October, the City’s tornado sirens will be tested by Ionia County Central Dispatch. At any other time, you hear the tornado siren, it means that a tornado warning has been issued for our area and you should seek shelter immediately.
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Ionia class of 2021 celebrates graduation

IONIA — Ionia High School welcomed 157 new alumni Thursday evening. The Ionia High School class of 2021 celebrated its commencement ceremony June 3 at the school’s football stadium. The class of 2021 marked the school’s 151st graduating class, said Principal Ben Gurk. The class has earned roughly $1.85 million...
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Local unemployment rates, jobless claims down in April

LANSING — Ionia County saw a slightly decreased unemployment rate in April. The newest seasonally adjusted regional rates, released Thursday, May 27, by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget, show a decrease of 0.1 percent between March (4.7 percent) and April (4.6 percent). The county remained below the...
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Motorcyclist injured in crash with deer

IONIA CO. — A motorcyclist suffered significant injuries following a crash with a deer late Sunday. The Ionia County Sheriff's Office responded at 11:10 p.m. Sunday, May 31, to Hawley Highway in Ionia County. The motorcyclist was traveling northbound on Hawley Highway when he crashed into a deer. The motorcyclist...
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Motorcycle Accident in Ionia County

On Monday, at 11:10 AM deputies from the Ionia County Sheriffs Office were dispatched to a motorcycle vs deer accident. The motorcyclist was traveling north bound on Hawley Hwy and struck a deer. The driver and sole occupant sustained significant injuries to his legs and face/head. The driver of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet. Alcohol and speed not believed to be a factor.
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Ionia County 64-A District Court sentencings

Chantel Smith, 28, of Flint, convicted March 9 of Operating While Intoxicated. Sentenced to two days in jail, $1,393 in costs and fines, 12 months probation. Chantel Smith, 28, of Flint, convicted May 11 of Failure To Report Accident. Sentenced to 12 months probation. Samuel Johnson, 18, of Ionia, convicted...