Valley View Elementary’s AnnMarie Aulbach: an Example in Excellence

annmarie-aulbach

Gentle but confident student leads by example  AnnMarie Aulbach, age 10, is the daughter of Ron and Shawn Aulbach and sister to Brennan, Aislynn, Brysonn and Braylenn. She is known by her teachers as a person of genuine consideration and respect for others. Her gentle but confident nature allows her to lead her peers in […]

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Classifieds

HELP WANTED Looking for a rewarding part-time job? Courtland Fire Department is now taking applications for paid on-call firefighters. Must have good transportation, no criminal record, be over 18 and live in township. Applications available at township offices, 7450 14 Mile Rd., Monday-Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.      b16 ______________________ Customer Service/Customer Relations-Over $450 per […]

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Health is for the well-informed

Jennifer Moran

by JENNIFER MORAN Quantum Touch energy healing is something that has been used since the beginning of time. However as time progressed, we’ve become lazy and started quickly covering up the symptoms of disease instead of giving the body proper food and living situations so that it can heal itself naturally, as it is intended […]

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City switches to windpower, turbines installed

Turbines installed at the tannery.

photos by Melanie Ragsdale In an effort to support President Obama’s efforts to move the country to alternative energy sources, the City of Rockford has switched to windpower. “It only makes sense to harness the Earth’s natural flatulence,” said Izzy Toe, who is on the City’s committee to implement alternative energy, the Joint Open Konsumer […]

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Pothole season ‘the worst in decades’

Michigan State Police patrol vehicle stranded in pothole.

Kent County officials have announced that March 2009 was the worst month for potholes in West Michigan in more than thirty years. Above is a Rockford Michigan State Police patrol vehicle which recently became stranded in one of the area’s large potholes. In related news, the county has also announced that West Michigan motorists have […]

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