Home born of lumber-era riches hits market, represents vanished Englishville

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Few tangible remains represent once bustling community   By BETH ALTENA   An illiterate Londoner escaping bad business in his hometown changed his name on the long passage by boat to America, struck out from New York ports to cross the wilds of untamed early United States to settle in Sparta, Michigan and eventually control […]

Cannon Township will be hosting their annual Waterfest event at Townsend Park

  Cannon Township will be hosting their annual Waterfest event at Townsend Park (8280 6 Mile Rd Cannonsburg) on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 8:00am-12:00pm. A pancake breakfast will be hosted by the Cannonsburg Village Christmas Light Committee at 8:00 a.m. The Cannon Township Historical Society will be selling baked goods. The feature event this […]

Passion meets creation: Four local teens create wakeskate business

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Ty Dalton and Logan Burns, both age 16, teamed up with their friends Zach Burns and Max Dalton, both age 13, to create “Lo-Tyde Wakeskates.” Lo-Tyde creates homemade, wooden wakeskates. They are located on Lake Bella Vista. Wakeskating is a water sport adapted from wakeboarding. “Wakeskating is basically wakeboarding without any bindings or boots to […]

Spring Break Saturday

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These 2 pictures are Jane George from Kimberly and Sarah Ables from the WAR CHEST Boutique with Patty Shear of Rockford who won the 2 night stay with meal vouchers to Little River Casino and Resort during the Spring Break Saturday event in downtown Rockford. The winner of the Go pro camera donated by the […]

MEIJER GARDENS EXPECTS NINE-MILLIONTH VISITOR TODAY

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., â March 25, 2015 â Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park prepares to welcome its nine-millionth guest today between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The organization has seen higher than average crowds this year. Meijer Gardens welcomed over 625,000 visitors in 2014, making it the most successful year on record. All media […]