Happy Moose Year!

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HAPPY MOOSE YEAR—Cannonsburg’s Ralph the Moose rang in 2010 in traditional style with this Baby New Year garb. Ralph was new to Cannonsburg last year, but has already become a familiar face around town and has traveled extensively.

Post Office Carriers Moving to Rockford

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by JUDY REED From the time the first U.S. Post Office was established in Cedar Springs on February 4, 1857, mail carriers have always worked out of the local office. As of January 16, 2010, that will no longer be the case. Instead, they will work out of the larger Rockford location. “The U.S. Postal […]

Humane Society launches new promotions, support group

With the New Year, the Humane Society of Kent County (HSKC) is launching two new adoption promotions, We Want a Home Wednesdays and Five Dollar Feline Fridays as well as a new Pet Loss Support Group. The Humane Society is now offering greatly reduced adoption fees every Wednesday on all animals who have been at the shelter […]

Four injured in M-57 crash

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by JUDY REED Blowing snow that created icy roads may have been the cause of a three-car accident that sent four people to the hospital Monday, Dec. 28. “This is the worst stretch we have on this road [M-57] between Lincoln Lake and Morgan Mills,” said Mickey Davis, fire chief in both Courtland and Oakfield […]

Resolution Walkers step optimistically into 2010

The vanguard of a throng of walkers heads south our of Rockford on the eighth annual Friends of the White Pine Trail New Year’s morning Resolution Walk.	Photo by CLIFF HILL

  Apparently Mother Nature didn’t buy into the hype and rewarded the Resolution Walkers with a bright sun and blue skies to add to the crisp air and light winds. Perhaps because of the uncommon winter sun, a common salutation by everyone present that morning was a resounding “Happy New Year.” Promptly at 10:00 a.m., […]