Great turnout for insect monitoring in the Rogue River Watershed

Volunteers identify insects from a sample out of the Rogue River at 12 Mile and Summit.

Interested kids, fisherman, businesses, boy scouts, landowners, nature lovers and others funneled into the Algoma Township Hall for Trout Unlimited’s Spring Stream Insect Monitoring event on April 6th, 2013. We had a record 38 dedicated volunteers sample insects at stream sites on the Rogue River, Cedar Creek, Rum Creek, Stegman Creek, and a newly added […]

KDL to offer energy usage monitors for loan to public

At public libraries around Michigan and the country, cardholders have been able to check out energy usage monitors to gauge their home appliance electricity use. But there are no public libraries in Kent County that loan the monitors. Until now – and Kent District Library, Consumers Energy and Lowell Light & Power are helping lead […]

Historical Museum recreates the early days of town

The outside of the curved structure will feature a Native American display.  The inside willl be the forest circle storytelling area (with fake column tree).

Exhibits for the NEW Rockford Area Museum are now being constructed under the direction of Media Rare, the consulting firm that has been instrumental in the planning of the new museum. Displays will lead visitors through the story of how and why Rockford was developed, through the 1800s which included fires and a flood that […]

Navigating your way to a successful business

We start small businesses for various reasons. For some it is the economic pressure to replace lost earnings from a job termination and a dismal outlook for being rehired. For others, it is a business concept they are passionate about and a belief it will serve a niche marketplace.  And yet others want to have […]

Waterfest to be held April 27th, “Save the Frogs Day”

Cannon Township will be hosting their annual Waterfest event at Townsend Park on Saturday, April 27, 2013, 8:00 a.m. until noon. A pancake breakfast will be served by the Cannonsburg Village Christmas Light Committee beginning at 8:00 a.m. The Historical Society will be selling baked goods. Cannonsburg Village Christmas Nature Discovery will take place from […]