SGA Production Services

Setting the stage for world-class events

For most of us, attending a major spectator event means showing up and plopping down in our seats – blissfully unaware of everything that goes into preparing the venue. Handling “everything that goes into it” is exactly what SGA Production Services does. SGA plans, designs and provides temporary stages, platforms, risers and seating for high-end … Continued

Willoughby Estates

“Everything you’d expect in a class A complex – and more.”

By about this time next year, a former industrial site will have been transformed into Willoughby Estates, an upscale lease community. “It will have everything you’d expect in a class A complex, and more,” said Scott Wieland, co-owner of Lansing-based construction company Wieland, which is building Willoughby Estates. For this project, Wieland has partnered with … Continued

Delhi DDA: Improving our quality of life

What is the Delhi Downtown Development Authority, and what does it do for our township? Let’s start with the DDA’s stated mission: Halt property value deterioration Increase property tax valuation Eliminate causes of deterioration Promote economic growth Provide for cleanup of environmentally impacted properties, thus making them available for redevelopment Placemaking A daunting list—yet, since … Continued

Halloween Safety Tips

Greetings! I would like to spend a bit of time talking about some simple safety practices for all during the upcoming Halloween season. Some of them may be familiar, but they do bear repeating. The American Academy of Pediatrics has some great ideas for those going out on the trick-or-treat journey: A parent or responsible … Continued

Hafke Legal Services

Business law with old-fashioned customer service

As attorney James Hafke puts it, “People aren’t in business to spend their time dealing with legal matters.” That’s why he solves his clients’ legal needs quickly and efficiently—so they can get back to running their businesses and not be bogged down in costly and lengthy legal matters. But “quickly and efficiently” doesn’t mean impersonally. … Continued

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News about our schools, our businesses, our community & our local government

We’re pleased to announce that the new website is live! What does this mean for you? You’ll now be able to view all of our community newsletters on one convenient, mobile-friendly site! will house the Delhi DDA’s Our Town, Holt Public Schools’ Ram Quarterly and Community Education, and Delhi Township’s Delhi Neighbor newsletters. … Continued

Personnel World – A world of staffing solutions

Left to right: Courtney Sharick, Paige Emmons, and Kent Housler. This past July, Lansing-based Personnel World held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of its new office in Holt—the second location for President/CEO Kent Housler’s Lansing-based company. Staffing Manager Paige Emmons says the business, which was founded in 1980, is continually growing and … Continued

Fat Boys Pizza & Subs celebrates 25 years

It was pure serendipity that Our Town happened to revisit Fat Boys as it marks its 25th anniversary. To get a small business to that milestone, however, requires a bit more than serendipity. “I don’t remember much from the time I was 26 to 32,” owner Dave Dec says of Fat Boys’ early years. “No … Continued

Hometown Festival a success despite rain

The meteorologist must not have gotten the memo. Despite the rain that dampened the Holt Hometown Festival in the afternoon, festival manager Chuck Grinnell reported many highlights. “The parade was big this year; it went very well,” he said. “And the rain cleared just in time for the fireworks, so that was a nice little … Continued