Algoma Township dedicates memorial park

DEDICATED—Representative Tom Pearce speaks during the dedication service.

by JUDY REED The old Swedish Baptist church was remembered Monday, when Algoma Township, in conjunction with the Algoma Township Historical Society, dedicated a memorial park where the church once stood. The park, located on Grange Avenue, south of 13 Mile, is at the Algoma Township Cemetery, across from the current Algoma Baptist Church. The […]

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Rockford takes second in World Odyssey

TOP OF THE WORLD—The North Rockford Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team took second place in their division, topped by a Singapore team by five points.

Teams have returned from their trek to Iowa May 27-30, 2009. Making the trip with the five Rockford representative teams, were 850 other teams, from the United States, and over 13 countries. Rockford placed the highest of the Michigan teams, bringing home a trophy and silver medals for their second place finish, topped by Singapore […]

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Horse shooting investigated

The Kent County Sheriff Department is currently investigating an incident were a horse was shot and killed.  The incident occurred on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 in the 800 block of Buth Dr NE, which is in Plainfield Township. The Sheriff’s Department is searching for anyone who may have heard gunshots or seen suspicious subject(s) […]

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Birthdays

June 6-12   6th     Sandi Franklin            Gordon Steinke   7th    Lois Knoor   8th     Pete Brucki             Bill Cutler             Mark A. Mackie             Caroline Rowley             J. TenHave-Chapman             L. TenHave-Chapman   9th     Madison Kunkle             Collin P. Mackie             Peter Schluckebier […]

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Main Street – June 4, 2009

by Roger Allen, publisher   This is the Twilight Zone The Dow rose 221 points on Monday, the day General Motors filed for bankruptcy. In fact, stock markets all over the world went up. On Tuesday, GM’s new CEO, Fritz Henderson, gave a news conference in which he apologized for any shoddy products produced in […]

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