Plainfield Fire Department on life-saving streak

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Plainfield Fire Chief Dave Peterson earned a prestigious title in 2009, and recently his firefighters have saved two people who were without pulse or respiration when the rescue workers arrived. “I am very proud of them. These are the things that keep us going some days, the fact that we do save one.” Plainfield Fire Chief Dave Peterson was commenting on the actions [...]

Krause Memorial Library patron wins $1,500 prize

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

CREATIVE SAVINGS—Lynette Gasper is pictured accepting her grant with her husband Tim, daughter Lydia and KDL Director Martha Smart. by ANA OLVERA This year the Kent District Library (KDL) partnered with the Library of Michigan Foundation, the Michigan Education Savings Program and the Michigan Education Trust to provide parents with the opportunity to win $1,500 toward [...]

Letters to the Editor — December 17, 2009

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Clarke fundraising committee thanks Squire Dear Editor, I want to sincerely thank you for your help in getting the word out on the Clarke Fundraiser. The article you wrote was wonderful (and most appreciated by the Clarke family) and we did have someone call and donate a Steelcase office chair for the raffle after reading it. We are hoping to have a good turnout today at [...]

Man arraigned in fatal accident

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford man who caused a fatal accident at the corner of White Creek Avenue and 17 Mile Road in October has been charged in the crash. According to Cedar Springs Police Chief Roger Parent, Todd Michael Benoit, 35, was heading northbound on White Creek Avenue in a red jeep about 10:25 p.m. on October 3 and had stopped before pulling out into the intersection in front [...]
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