Ann Marie (Mills) Riley, 73, died unexpectedly on Aug. 18, 2014, in Traverse City. She was born on June 17, 1941, to Thomas O. and Marjorie E. (Eddy) Mills in Plainwell.
Last up: Local township ballot proposals with multiple precincts.
In an effort to shore up declining revenue, Fennville city commissioners decided Monday, Aug. 4, to ask voters for approval to increase the city’s operating millage.
Up next: Allegan and Wayland public school district millages. Voters passed a proposal in each that renewed the districts’ operating millages.
Otsego library director Andrea Estelle has been chosen for a statewide award recognizing her work.
Up next: the Saugatuck-Douglas District Library millage. Voters turned down both of the library’s ballot proposals Aug. 5.
“It smells like the Lions locker room in here,” joked skipper Jeff Vail.
Casimir “Chuck” Rakowski, 84, of Plainwell, died Aug. 17, 2014, at Borgess Medical Center.
Casimir was preceded in death by his wife Cecilia and several brothers and sisters.
Up next: the Ransom District Library millage. By a 1,174-746 vote, voters supported increasing the library’s operating millage by 0.6 mill for 10 years.
About 15 City of Wayland residents patiently waited their turn to speak at the end of the city council meeting Monday, Aug.