Rockford Finishes 2nd in Own Swim/Dive Invitational

On Saturday, January 10th the Rams Swim & Dive team hosted their annual Invitational. With some last minute cancellations due to the weather there were only four teams competing. Making the trek to Rockford were the teams from West Ottawa, East Kentwood and Jenison. Rockford finished second with a score of 640 points to West […]

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FREE CHILDREN’S DENTAL CLINIC

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 6th, 2015 Give Kids a Smile is a national day of donated dentistry endorsed by the American Dental Association and designed to bring dentistry to underserved children in their communities. Give Kids a Smile is one way the dental profession is responding to oral health issues among our nation’s poorest children. In the […]

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Over 800 Confirmed Cases of Flu in Kent County

GRAND RAPIDS – The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) has received 813 reports of influenza confirmed by rapid tests by health care providers this flu season. Nearly 17% of people visiting emergency departments in Kent County last week were suffering from influenza-like illness. This is the highest percentage tracked by KCHD since the H1N1 Influenza […]

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Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche: Cedars of Cedar Springs.

  Two cedars are common in West Michigan but neither is actually considered a “true cedar” (Cedrus sp.). The true cedars do not grow naturally in North America. Perhaps the best-known true cedar is the over harvested Cedar of Lebanon whose removal caused flooding and other environmental problems. Locally two cedars grow in different habitats […]

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Largest winter adventure race in U.S. to take place in Rockford!

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The Michigan Adventure Race: Winter Edition will be held February 7, 2015, at Camp Roger in Rockford. Registration is now open. Last year’s race drew 300 participants, making it the largest winter adventure race in the U.S. Two-person teams will set out at 9:30 am, running through the woods to hidden checkpoints pre-marked on a […]

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