Powers Outdoors Floats Their Boats on Devos Place ‘Huge Lagoon’

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By Cliff and Nancy Hill Whatever floats your boat! Last Friday evening, seeking to affirm that spring is indeed on the way, your reporters attended the annual Grand Rapids Boat Show at Devos Place. Along with the recent Camper, Travel & RV Show and the Golf Show winter-weary West Michiganders welcomed these harbingers of Spring. […]

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Annual Conservation Banquet and Silent Auction Friday, March 6th at Centennial Club

Gather up your family and tell all your friends about this year’s Ike’s banquet, featuring many new and exciting silent auction items to bid on! Join us for a night of fantastic food with good friends and your chance to walk away with incredible deals on sports equipment, painting sand fine art work, fishing charters, […]

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Host Family Needed in Rockford area

A host family in the Rockford High School area is being sought for 16 year old female exchange student from France due to arrive in late August for the upcoming academic year. She enjoys family activities, acting, shopping, likes children, and is ready to become a participating member of her American host family ­ pitching […]

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Nature Center Kicks Off Spring Cleaning Season with E-Waste Day

The days are getting brighter causing both birds and humans to prepare their nests for spring! The Howard Christensen Nature Center and Comprenew will join forces on March 7 to offer a free, convenient, environmentally safe way to dispose of office and household electronic waste. As you begin your spring-cleaning, remember that most electronic products […]

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Local Disability Advocate Wins Essay Contest

LANSING, MI- Chelsea Perry from Belmont, Michigan won $200 by placing second in the Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS) Personal Advocacy Essay Contest. The goal of the essay contest was to recognize someone who has had a significant impact on the lives of people with disabilities. Since she was a youngster, Perry has been […]

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