Numerous dogs taken from suspected puppy mill

20 dogs will be available at the Kent County Animal Shelter The Kent County Animal Shelter is working with the ASPCA to help save about 20 dogs that were taken from a suspected puppy mill last week. The dogs are scheduled to arrive on Wednesday, and some could be ready for new homes later this […]

Rockford student finds prehistoric manatee bone

Max Dalton, 11 years old of Rockford, had been zip lining at Tree Umph while visiting his grandparents in Florida. When they went to Linger Lodge for lunch, Max was exploring around the river bank out side of the restaurant and showed his grandparents this rock like thing he foiund. He asked all of his […]

Bailey’s General Store armed robber caught on side of road

Witnesses follow suspect, find crashed car On Thursday, May 23, 2013, the Kent County Sheriff Department responded to a robbery at the Citgo Gas Station (Bailey’s General Store) located at 6051 Belding Road N.E., Cannon Township. The suspect entered the store with a towel covering his face, implied he had a weapon, and demanded money. […]

Motorist disregards sign urging safety

Courtland  Township Fire Chief Mickey Davis would like to know who hit the sign at Fire Station #2 about 1:30 a.m. the morning of Friday, May 17. Tracks showed the vehicle veered off the road, hit the sign, which asked people to drive safely, and then returned to the road. The township is offering a […]

Road Commission truck hits house

An eighteen-year-old driver who, according to witnesses “blew” the stop sign at 14 Mile Road and Pine Island caused a Kent County Road Commission dump truck to leave the roadway and strike a house. The accident occurred at approximately at 2:39 p.m. on Thursday, May 16. According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department both the […]