• Parents raise concerns about safety at splash pad in Ionia

    10 days ago - By Wood TV

    IONIA, Mich. - Parents in Ionia are concerned about safety at the splash pad at Trailhead Park as they seek a safe summer for their kids.
    They're worried about a gap in the fence along M-66, a busy road in Ionia.
    The fence is only a few yards from street, where there are several stores and restaurants. The Ionia Free Fair is being held near the park.
    There's concern a child could wander away from the park and onto the street.
    "First, there's the major road," said Ellen Ogden, who took her kids to the splash pad on Wednesday afternoon. "Then there's the threat of a kid being able to walk...
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