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20 Years Later: Portland Remembers 9/11 Victims and Heroes
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Kayla Weller Named Student-Athlete of the Year for 2020-2021
Dec 8, 2017
Obituary for David Harley "Youngblood" Patrick
David Harley Patrick, age 32, of Portland, went to ride with the angels on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Dave was born June 20, 1985 to David...
Dec 7, 2017
St. Patrick Boys Over Ashley at the Buzzer
Saint Patrick 5 25 15 15 = 60 Ashley 15 11 16 15 = 57 Saint Patrick won a back and forth battle at the buzzer...
Dec 6, 2017
Portland Party Store Event Benefiting Toys for Tots
On Thursday, December 7th, Portland Party Store will be hosting a benefit for Ionia County Toys for Tots. On that night, if you bring a...
Dec 5, 2017
Lockdown at Oakwood Elementary This Afternoon
This afternoon, Oakwood Elementary School went into a lockdown situation due to a concern at the school. The first communication to...
Dec 5, 2017
Help Wanted - Contributing Writer
The Portland Beacon is searching for a contributing writer. The selected candidate will be an independent contractor and will be...
Kurt Fedewa on Behalf of Downtown Portland
Dec 4, 2017
Local Boutique Offers Beautiful and Unique Gifts
Stacy Feldpausch is the proud owner of Country Cupboard Floral and Gift, a fine shop in Portland that features flowers as well as many...
Dec 3, 2017
Add Your Local Non-Profit to Our Annual Giving Guide
As the end of 2017 quickly approaches, The Portland Beacon is developing a local giving guide. This guide will be a detailed list of...
Margery Briggs on Behalf of Downtown Portland
Dec 2, 2017
Festive Downtown Storefront Delights Onlookers
Recently, the downtown district of the City of Portland was treated to a spectacular event. Mark Lewanski and Mary Simcox unveiled their...
Dec 1, 2017
2017 Portland Saint Patrick Boys Basketball Season Preview
With their season opener less than a week away, the Shamrocks will look to capitalize on the school’s recent success in other sports, as...
Dec 1, 2017
Obituary for Gale D. Bowerman
Gale Don Bowerman, age 81, of Barryton, formerly of Holt, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017. He was born November 15, 1936 in Big...