Two Kent County Sheriff’s Office employees receive prestigious awards

Volunteer Coordinator

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office would like to honor two outstanding employees for their achievements within the Kent County community. Both employees are receiving prestigious statewide recognition for their work ethic and professionalism. On Sunday, October 4, Deputy Tim Erhardt received the prestigious “Secondary Road Patrol Deputy of the Year Award” from the Michigan Office of […]

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Main Street by Roger Allen publisher – October 8, 2009

Plain talk People depend on steady jobs and regular paychecks to balance their budgets. Few households in this country haven’t had to pass up something because of the cost. Our federal and state budgets have the same problem. All those subsidies and grants were for good ideas, but the government doesn’t exactly have a steady […]

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The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – October 8, 2009

Advantages of partnerships, C corporations There are a few things I would like to do before I ride off into the sunset—my bucket list of sorts. One of them is to drive a winged sprint car. I joke about that one maybe having to wait until my next life. But since I’m of the Reformed […]

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Birthdays — October 10-16, 2009

10th Jean Boyd, Louise Foster, Gordon McCready 11th Wilfred Paull 100th birthday 12th Elaine Clark 13th Barb Dirkmaat, Baylee Reed, Shirley VerHage 15th Jeff Havemeier, Ward Oberholtzer, Diana Reed 16th Corey Barton, Norraine Fix, Ken Fusee, Cole Karrip

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Rockford man faces charges on alleged abduction

by RANDY R. COTTON A preliminary hearing in the case of People vs. Andrew Chezlek took place Wednesday, Sept. 30 in the 63rd District Court of Rockford before Judge Steven Servaas. The 22-year-old Rockford resident was initially charged and arraigned on charges of kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, criminal sexual conduct in the second degree and felony […]

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