Justice Mary Beth Kelly will be missed

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Gov. Rick Snyder today thanked Justice Mary Beth Kelly for her service on the state Supreme Court, after the announcement she will retire Oct. 1. “Justice Kelly has shown tremendous leadership and dedication during her time on the Supreme Court,” Snyder said. “Her advocacy on juvenile justice issues has had a major impact on the state, and she has been instrumental [...]

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche: Sky Fire

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

We each have the privilege of being born during a special time. The events surrounding our personal birth vary and add spice to ones personal life history. I was born during the most spectacular meteor shower of the year. The Perseids Meteor Shower provides a fiery light show to mark my birthday or so it’s fun to believe. Of course scientific evidence does not [...]

Cedar Springs Chase Bank robbed at gunpoint

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Kent County Sheriff Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today, Friday, August 14, 2015, at 9:40 AM at the Chase Bank located at 7 N. Main, Cedar Springs. A suspect robbed the bank at gunpoint of an undisclosed amount of money and fled westbound toward the White Pine Trail. The suspect is described as a [...]

Rockford riders take part of annual epic bike ride

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several Rockford residents are preparing to ride in the 45th annual Dick Allen Lansing to Mackinaw (DALMAC) bicycle tour early next month. You can be one. The DALMAC riders include locals, including Linda Doran who, last year completed her tenth trip to this destination on DALMAC. Also are Andrew Hahn, in his seventh year, Randy Reed and Daniel VanStensel both in their [...]

Rockford Rowing is gearing up for another great season!

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

This summer, many athletes of all ages have taken advantage of Rockford Rowing’s summer programs and have experienced the thrill of small boat rowing, spending most of their days on the river. Coach Tim Vallier (Head Coach of Rockford Rowing) has offered summer rowing programs over the last few years, to both student athletes from Rockford, as well as the surrounding [...]
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