OLC preschoolers learn about Michigan

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The four-year-old preschool class at Our Lady of Consolation School in Rockford is visited by the seventh-grade students to share information regarding Constitution Day. The seventh-graders taught the preschoolers that Michigan is one of the 50 states in the United States. They discussed rules they need to follow and authority. The event concluded with the […]

Man dies in weekend crash

by JUDY REED A drunk-driving related accident in Solon Township claimed the life of a Wyoming man Saturday night. According to Cedar Springs Police Chief Roger Parent, the crash occurred at the intersection of White Creek Avenue and 17 Mile Road about 10:25 p.m. Saturday, October 4. According to a witness, a red Jeep driven […]

Jones donates locks to cancer patients

Fiona Jones, a student at Chandler Woods Charter Academy in Belmont, has inches and inches of hair cut for Pantene Beautiful Lengths. Her hair was cut by Kim, owner of Serendipity Salon. Jones gladly donated her locks for use by women having cancer treatments.

Two Kent County Sheriff’s Office employees receive prestigious awards

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The Kent County Sheriff’s Office would like to honor two outstanding employees for their achievements within the Kent County community. Both employees are receiving prestigious statewide recognition for their work ethic and professionalism. On Sunday, October 4, Deputy Tim Erhardt received the prestigious “Secondary Road Patrol Deputy of the Year Award” from the Michigan Office of […]

Rockford man faces charges on alleged abduction

by RANDY R. COTTON A preliminary hearing in the case of People vs. Andrew Chezlek took place Wednesday, Sept. 30 in the 63rd District Court of Rockford before Judge Steven Servaas. The 22-year-old Rockford resident was initially charged and arraigned on charges of kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, criminal sexual conduct in the second degree and felony […]