After thirty years of business, a nursing home in Northern Michigan has suddenly closed its doors. The closure has left local residents in shock.
ELK RAPIDS — A Northern Michigan nursing home has shut it’s doors after 30 years in business.
Art and Mary Watt, the owners of Northwood Village on US-31 in Elk Rapids, were tight lipped about the reason for the sudden closure. The Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, Township Officials, and residents were shocked to hear the news.
Chamber President, Barb Mullaly says, “It has taken everybody by surprise. In a small town things like this usually rumbles through.”
Northwood Village has gone through several owners over the years, but the Watt’s say they’ve owned it for the past eight years. Elderly residents who are currently receiving care at the facility, packed their belongings Friday, and will now have to find new places to live.
Elk Rapids resident, Sarah Ward says, “I’m bummed because had we known ahead of time, maybe we could… continue reading
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