Check back to see recent published writing on online and print sources:

Local student pilots receive advanced flight training over mountains

Advanced, week-long pilot training course takes local students to the Appalachian Mountains IONIA – For students, a field trip offers a fresh setting, time off from classes, and a fun experience without too much challenge. For local student pilots at the School of Missionary Aviation Technology (SMAT), while their trip included all the necessary ingredients, it provided a rigorous and demanding opportunity.

CSI IONIA: County ME participates in statewide analysis project

While some television shows can solve forensic cases in an hour flat, the real job of medical examiner can hold a lot more challenges IONIA – While some television shows can solve forensic cases in an hour flat, the real job of medical examiner can hold a lot more challenges.

ICRC: Operations director retires after 32 years

Lon Finch leaves this April after service in four road commission departments IONIA COUNTY – It is remarkable when someone serves one company for over 30 years; it is unheard of when it encompasses the amount of jobs and departments Lon Finch, operations director, has served in over his 32 years at the Ionia County Road Commission.

Portland Michigan Main Street Program ‘refreshed’ with new training

PORTLAND – For a city with a knack for reinvention, it should be no surprise that Portland has agreed to continue its membership in the Michigan Main Street Program by participating in a national training program called “Refresh.”

Law agencies unite against shame assaults in prisons

When the word “dignity” is used in relation to correctional facilities, it’s often in reference to inmates; but corrections officers may be overdue to be included in the conversation. When the word “dignity” is used in relation to correctional facilities, it’s often in reference to inmates; but corrections officers may be overdue to be included in the conversation.