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New state-record quillback caught from same water body as 2014 record

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently confirmed another new state-record fish, this time a quillback carpsucker. This marks the fourth state-record fish caught in 2015. The state record for quillback carpsucker was broken by a fish caught by Garrett Reid of Nashville, Michigan, on Hardy Dam Pond in Newaygo County Saturday, June 20, at 10 p.m. Reid was [...]

Rogue River “Green Team” improving the watershed

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Last month, the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative in Michigan hired 8 high school students to form a “Green Team” to install and maintain green infrastructure practices throughout the Rogue River watershed. Four students worked during the month of June and are celebrating their last work day today. The team, comprised of Beckett Vigh, Claire Gault, DeAnna Clum, and [...]

Kent District Library Awarded Library of Michigan certification for meeting ‘Excellent Level’ of Quality Service

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Today the Library of Michigan awarded Kent District Library a certificate of completion for meeting the Excellent Level requirements of the Quality Services Audit Checklist (QSAC). QSAC defines the Excellent standard by “Excellent quality measures call for the highest level of service obtainable. They are an achievement for any library and require funding and commitment [...]

Ralph The Moose oversees new bridge installation in Cannonsburg

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ralph the moose is an iconic figure in the tiny Kent County crossroads known as Cannonsburg. He is the brainchild of Cannonsburg business mogul and unofficial ‘mayor’ Don Kurylowicz. On Wednesday, June 30, Ralph—properly attired in a construction safety vest—was on hand to watch contractors lift a prefabricated steel trail bridge into place. The bridge over Bear [...]
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