Kent District Library Launches 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Kent District Library presents 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten at all 18 KDL branches. All children, infant through Kindergarten, are encouraged to participate in this program designed to prepare kids for school. The American Academy of Pediatrics promotes reading aloud to children daily, beginning in infancy. Families can visit their local KDL branch to get registered […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President   The first Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) Newsletter (Powerhouse Post) of the new 2015 was sent out to members at the end of January. Because membership renewals are due at the beginning of each year, an envelope with the society address on it was enclosed to make it easier to […]


The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition has been established for over 90 years and has grown to be the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S. In addition, it is also the largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers. Since its founding, the competition has identified the early […]

Consumers Energy Issues ‘Safety First’ Message

Consumers Energy is advising outdoor enthusiasts to practice extreme caution when taking part in activities on or near open water surrounding its generating and hydroelectric plants. “During the winter months we want outdoor enthusiasts to be aware that ice is very unpredictable, particularly near generating plants where water temperatures and current can create thin ice,” […]

Do I Need a Corporation, a Partnership or an LLC for my business?

Prior to starting a new business it is important to select the proper legal structure.   It is possible to start a business by yourself without creating any separate structure; this type of structure is commonly called a “Sole Proprietorship”. In a Sole Proprietorship all income and expenses are recognized by you on your income […]