November 12, 2019

Portland High School junior Grace Livingston read her essay below, “What Makes America Great” at this morning’s Veterans Day Recognition Event at Portland High School.

Imagine a barbecue on a hot Summer day laughing and joking with your family. Singing off-key with frie...

November 11, 2019

Reminder to Portland Township residents: The recycling bins will be available on November 23 & 24, at Municipal Supply, Industrial Drive, Portland. The bins will be open from 8 am-5 pm on Saturday and from 8 am until they are full on Sunday.  If bins are full, please d...

November 11, 2019

On Saturday, November 9th, the Shamrocks hosted the Warriors of Kinde North Huron for the Regional final game. Despite being a hard-fought game, the Shamrocks dominated the Warriors with a final score of 51-14.

In the first quarter, the Shamrocks struggled a little bi...

November 11, 2019

Portland hosted long time rival Lansing Catholic on Friday night in the MHSAA Division 5 Region 2 District 2 Championship game.   The Raiders beat the Cougars earlier in the season 21-20, but in the rematch the Cougars turned the tables.

Despite building momentum a...

November 8, 2019

The long-awaited re-opening of Cutler Road occurred on Monday night at 5:00 PM.  This followed a seven-month long closure that forced almost 800 cars per day to detour.  A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, sponsored by the Ionia County Road Department, is scheduled for 1:00 PM...

November 8, 2019

Visitors to downtown Portland can now experience a variety of Michigan made craft wine and other fine Michigan based products.  Owners Merry and Brian Hass recently opened the doors to their new business, The Port.

Located at 143 Kent Street, The Port also offers specia...

November 7, 2019

Portland High School is pleased to announce this week’s recipient of the “Raider of the Week” award:

Name: Bailey Badgero 

Grade: 12

Parents: Bill Badgero and Nicole Osgood-Badgero 

Activities: Bailey has participated with the Raider volleyball and track and field teams th...

November 7, 2019

The Portland United Methodist Church will be hosting a buffet style turkey dinner on November 7th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  Adults are $10, children 5-10 years old are $5, and children 4 and under are free.  

November 7, 2019

Jim Barnes and Joel VanSlamBrouk were re-elected to Portland City Council on Tuesday night and Erica Sheehan was elected to her first term on the Council. Barnes and VanSlambrouk who received 353 and 318 votes respectively, will serve three-year terms, but Sheehan who...

Dr. Randall Riemer is an optometrist who has been serving Portland since 1990.

Dr. Riemer is well acquainted with small towns, having grown up in several, including Three Rivers, Michigan. Dr. Riemer attended Ferris State University, where he received his Doctor of Op...

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