YMCA EARNS NATIONAL NAEYC ACCREDITATION

Program among the top in the nation by earning accreditation Grand Rapids, MI (January 29) – The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals, for it’s David D. Hunting YMCA Child Development Center. “We’re proud […]

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Driver suffers minor injuries in train/car crash

Icy roads contributed to collision On Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 2:42 p.m. the Kent County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accident on Schultz Street NW east of Alpine Ave NW in Sparta Township involving a passenger car and a freight train. The driver, a 16 year old female from Sparta, reported that due to […]

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Consumers Energy Issues ‘Safety First’ Message

Consumers Energy is advising outdoor enthusiasts to practice extreme caution when taking part in activities on or near open water surrounding its generating and hydroelectric plants. “During the winter months we want outdoor enthusiasts to be aware that ice is very unpredictable, particularly near generating plants where water temperatures and current can create thin ice,” […]

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Do I Need a Corporation, a Partnership or an LLC for my business?

Prior to starting a new business it is important to select the proper legal structure.   It is possible to start a business by yourself without creating any separate structure; this type of structure is commonly called a “Sole Proprietorship”. In a Sole Proprietorship all income and expenses are recognized by you on your income […]

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OBITUARIES

Mrs. Camilla May “Doddie” Bigney

Mrs. Camilla May “Doddie” Bigney, age 85 of Sparta passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 15, 2015.   A woman of strong faith she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.  She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Wayne; her children Robert (Judy) Bigney and […]

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