DNR reminds public to leave wildlife in the wild

As wildlife birthing season proceeds in the spring, it is not unusual for people to come across seemingly abandoned fawns or other baby critters. The first instinct many people have is to try and help. Department of Natural Resources wildlife personnel offer a word of advice: don’t.  The truth is, the animal doesn’t need help. […]

Belmont dentist straightens teeth in only six months

John P. Klooster, DDS, PLC.

If you have spaces between your teeth or your teeth are crowded together, you don’t have to wear braces for two years or cut your teeth as you do with bonding, veneers or crowns. Now you can have a great smile in only six months. Dr. John P. Klooster is a dentist in Belmont who […]

GM Futurliner makes an appearance at local car show

Futurliner before restoration.

by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Mark your calendars for July 25, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to see the fabulous GM Futurliner that will be the special guest at the Cedar Springs Summer Car Show, located in Morely Park, 60 Cedar St., Cedar Springs MI (one block south of 17 Mile and Northland Dr.) This is Futurliner […]

Spring cleaning not just for the home

“STANDING TALL”— Pictured is Gerry Pike, soon to be 99 years old, standing next to a pile of Kent County Adopt-A-Road pick-up bags containing trash collected by friends along Gerry’s adopted stretch of road. Thanks, Gerry!

  By CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Do you have a stretch of county road that leads to the front door of your home, business, or community?  Is it littered with a winter’s accumulation of road trash that harms the environment and diminishes the curb appeal of your property?  The Kent County Road Commission has an […]

Chamber to host small business mentoring organization

In these tough economic times it is smart for business owners to arm themselves with as much information about business operations as they can and the Rockford Chamber of Commerce wants to help. The RCC has partnered with SCORE, a nonprofit organization and a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, to bring helpful […]