City News 2016

City News 2016

Rutan teaches Hillsdale residents about the U.S. Constitution at weekly classes

A group of concerned citizens gathers for a Constitution class in Volume One Bookstore in downtown Hillsdale every Tuesday night. They shuffle in around...

Meet Mary Ellen: Jilly Beans gets new owner

    Jilly Beans coffeehouse has a new owner and a new look. The longtime downtown coffee house was put up for sale in late February...

Shirkey: requiring Amish to register buggies is a step ‘too far’

State Sen. Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, says requiring Amish residents to register their buggies would be his last resort in preserving Hillsdale County roads and...

For husband-and-wife team, pottery is about connection with customers

Grinning garden gnomes and birdbaths graced with delicate woodland creatures are some of Hillsdale resident and professional artist Nancy Gertig’s recent creations. “My husband presses...

Self-taught web designer opens shop downtown

There’s a new web design business in town. Amanda Honeywell, a self-taught graphic and web designer, launched Hillsdale Web Design in March. Hillsdale Web Design...