Press Conference regarding Rockford High School bomb threats

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Michael S. Shibler, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools June 18, 2015 First of all, I want to acknowledge the exemplary work of our law enforcement agencies, as they worked collaboratively to resolve this issue. The professionalism of the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, as they partnered with Rockford Public Safety, the Michigan State Police, and the FBI, resulted in the [...]

Tax Attic

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Saginaw Bay is flat-out full of fish. Of course, only about half of them are keeper-size walleyes. The rest, from personal experience, are catfish, drum, gar-pike, northern pike, perch, and small walleyes. Last week, me and my old college buddies, Gary McCrimmon and his son Jason, Grant McCrimmon, and his son, Scott, and their friends Jeremy and Cade, that normally go to [...]

Rockford among top ten places to live in Michigan

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

A few cities in West Michigan made a list for the best suburbs to raise a family across the state. Niche.com ranked U.S. suburbs based on age demographics, school ratings, crime rates and access to affordable housing and child care. That list was then broken down by state. East Grand Rapids ranked number two on the state list, Rockford came in 10th and the village of [...]

Vacation Emergency Preparation

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

With the weather warming and schools recessing for the summer, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is encouraging citizens to plan and prepare for emergencies that may happen while on vacation. “Summer is typically the time of year when individuals and families take extended vacations and road trips,” said Capt. [...]

Burt Obituary

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ray E. Burt age 84 of Comstock Park, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray O and Della Burt; sister and brother-in-law, Alta and Marshal Wright; young son, Kenneth.  Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Mary Lou; children, Michael (Caren) Burt of Lake Gogebic, UP, Patrice Payne of Greenville, Raymond Joel Burt of Grand [...]
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