October 21, 2019

The following letter is from Portland City Manager Tutt Gorman to the members of the Portland City Council regarding notification that the State of Michigan has denied the City's and Ionia County's request for reconsideration of energy funding.  The request was in resp...

October 21, 2019

Rosemary (Smith) Simon, age 88, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born April 2, 1931 at 505 Divine Highway, Portland, the daughter of Julius and Julia (Feldpausch) Smith. Ro...

October 21, 2019

Beverly Ann Hamlin, age 85, of Portland, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019. She was born October 17, 1934 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to Paul S. and Muriel E. (Wall) Griggs. Beverly was a faithful and devoted member of the Portland United Methodist Church, where she was...

October 21, 2019

Oakhill Gun Club 1900 Pline Rd Lyons Mi, will be hosting an open house/firearm sight in day that is free and open to the public, Sunday November 3rd, 2019 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Oakhill has completed construction of a covered 12 bay rifle line with distances of 100,...

October 21, 2019

On Saturday October 19th, the Shamrocks travelled 3 hours north to visit the Bellaire Eagles for a showdown. Bellaire came to play, and put up 34 on the vaunted Shamrock defense, but the Shamrock offense was firing on all cylinders and outscored the Eagles 68-34.

In t...

October 21, 2019

Local twins share their once in a lifetime experience.

Erin and Alyssa Hengesbach have always been best friends.  Born just twenty-eight minutes apart, they are rarely seen separately.  While sitting with the identical twins at our local Biggby, it was easy to observe t...

October 19, 2019

The Friends of the Red Mill will be hosting their 5th annual Haunted Mill beginning October 19th.

The spooky attraction will be open:

Saturday, October 19th, 6:00-9:00 PM

Sunday, October 20th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Saturday, October 26th, 6:00-9:00 PM

Sunday, October 27th, 6:00-8:00...

October 19, 2019

The Raider football team traveled to Mason on Friday night for a battle of unbeatens.  Each team was 7-0 and the outright champions of their respective CAAC divisions.  Despite tying the contest multiple times, Portland would come up short, falling to the Bulldogs 21-1...

October 18, 2019

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

Name: Julia Savage

Grade: 12

Parents: Philip and Christine Savage

Activities: Julia has participated with the Raider tennis and gold teams throughout high school. She is th...

October 18, 2019

Portland Public School’s Fall Music Program is scheduled for Tuesday night, October 22, at 7:00 PM at the High School Auditorium. It will feature the Middle School and High School Choirs and Bands, including the Raiders Marching Band. It will also feature a very specia...

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