Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Rockford, Michigan

Residents living in and around the Rockford, Michigan can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Rockford United Methodist Church will host this community event on 2/27/2015. The site is located at 159 Maple Street in Rockford. Steve Hennigar of Oscoda, […]

Priority Health First to Support Direct Access to Physical Therapy

Grand Rapids, MI – February 11, 2015 – People that are suffering from constant back pain, dealing with a recurring sports injury, or simply looking for an alternative means to healthcare can now seek treatment directly from a physical therapist, without receiving a referral from their physician, thanks to the statewide Direct Consumer Access Bill, […]


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 […]


Program among the top in the nation by earning accreditation Grand Rapids, MI (January 29) – The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals, for it’s David D. Hunting YMCA Child Development Center. “We’re proud […]

Driver suffers minor injuries in train/car crash

Icy roads contributed to collision On Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 2:42 p.m. the Kent County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accident on Schultz Street NW east of Alpine Ave NW in Sparta Township involving a passenger car and a freight train. The driver, a 16 year old female from Sparta, reported that due to […]