MAILBAG: Is there something vile about the sign?

Mark Brooky • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:43 AM


When we first saw this question, we were afraid there was something vile about the sign. The sign is on River Street in Spring Lake. It faces the house, not the school, and turned out to be quite innocent.

The sign wasn't placed for inappropriate purposes, explained the homeowner's sister, Bonnie Beukema. She said her sister's intention might have involved people looking at the flowers in her frontyard and potentially being jealous of them.

Beukema, who is currently taking care of the property while her sister is at a nursing home facility, said she has considered taking the sign down because she "never liked the sign."

Thanks to Tribune reporter Krystle Wagner for digging into this for us.

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