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Former Charlar Place becomes Holt’s newest wedding venue

More than 10 years ago, Ernest and Carmen Tisdale were a young couple, searching for the perfect venue for their fall wedding. They wanted something simple yet elegant, peaceful, and quiet, that could easily be personalized to fit their unique style. But after calling more than 65 potential venues, the couple realized that finding the … Continued

The Holt Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays!

We are excited to invite the community to join us at the Holt Farmers’ Market, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday Mini-Markets are closed until further notice. In order to keep all of our market patrons safe and healthy, we have implemented the following operational changes. We are anxious for the time when … Continued

Kitsmiller RV Starts New Sister Company — Kitsmiller Konsignment

Anyone who has ever tried a do-it-yourself sale of a big-ticket item knows what a hassle it can be. Between determining a fair price, listing the item online, negotiating with potential buyers, and scheduling viewings, the whole process can be a huge headache and open some sellers up to potential scams. Kitsmiller RV knew this … Continued

Physical Therapy Services of Lansing

Compassionate care for challenging health concerns

When someone suffers from an injury, physical therapy provides an effective method to help them get back on their feet. But for patients who suffer from unique health challenges — like lymphedema or pelvic floor dysfunction — many standard physical therapy offices don’t provide the specialized care they require. That’s where Physical Therapy Services of … Continued

Kona Ice dishes up sweet treats and community service

It’s a good day when the Kona Ice Truck rolls into town.

Owner Mary Breier has been bringing cool, delicious treats to birthday and graduation parties, workplace events, and neighborhood blocks since she took over the Holt’s Kona Ice franchise in 2012. Mary and her husband John raised their family in Holt and built their Kona Ice franchise business on the foundation of community service. Their official … Continued

Olson Solutions

Local “solopreneur” helps businesses focus on growth

When Tonia Olson thought about her long-term career goals, becoming a solopreneur was never part of the picture. She spent her career at Granger in Lansing, first working in public relations and marketing and then slowly adding more responsibilities and accolades. Several times throughout her career, she considered opening up her own business. But as a … Continued

Delhi DDA Offers “Back to Business” Digital Marketing Program

The early days of the pandemic was an uncertain time for many Delhi area residents, especially for small business owners. In an effort to help support Delhi area businesses, the Delhi Downtown Development Authority (DDA) decided to take action. The DDA launched the “Back to Business” digital marketing support program, allowing all businesses in Delhi … Continued

Check out the new Redwood Apartments!

Holt’s newest housing community

Have you noticed the new construction zone on South Cedar Street? In just a short time, the empty lot on Holbrook Road and Cedar will be transformed into Holt’s newest housing community — Redwood Apartments. Unlike traditional apartment complexes, Redwood’s signature design feels more like a single-family home. Each floor plan in Redwood Holt will … Continued

A glimpse at downtown Holt in the 1910s

This historic photo shows an interurban electric railway car passing through Holt as they did regularly from 1909 to 1929. This was a seemingly happy and prosperous time, though the year 1918 brought the conclusion of a deadly World War and the Spanish Flu pandemic which killed nearly 2% of Ingham County’s population, a proportion … Continued