IONIA, Mich. (WOOD) - Sparrow Ionia Hospital will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for the first new hospital in the mid-Michigan area in decades.
The facility will be built on M-66 just north of David Highway in Ionia.
The state-of-the-art critical access hospital will replace the current Sparrow Ionia Hospital., which was originally built in 1953.
It will be 63,00 square feet and have 22 beds.
A celebration and groundbreaking ceremony is set for 1 p.m. Monday.
On Saturday, the Michigan State Spartans will be taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes for the Big Ten College Football title. On Friday, fans began gathering in Indianapolis for the big game.
Two Kalamazoo men are in jail after Kalamazoo officers found them with money stolen from Sunny Mart Friday afternoon.
Two people were taken to the hospital after one vehicle crossed the center line, causing a head-on crash in Ada Township Friday night.