Cannon Township awarded stream-monitoring grant

June 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

Cannon Township has been awarded a $1,054 grant from the Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps) Program. The grant will help the township design a monitoring strategy for Bear Creek, a tributary to the Grand River. Bear Creek. The grant was awarded through the Department of Natural Resources and Environment’s (DNRE) MiCorps Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program. Kim [...]

News Bits — June 3, 2010

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YMCA announces new associate executive director The Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA is pleased to announce Kevin Myers as the new associate executive director effective June 1, 2010. Myers started working at the West YMCA in 2001, running sports programs for kids part time. He was then transitioned to the David D. Hunting YMCA, where he continued running programs part [...]

Area student receives first-year writing prize

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Rockford graduate Jillian Haverkate, a Hope College freshman from Ada, received the Stephenson First-Year Writing Prize during the college’s annual Convocation on Thursday, April 29. Jillian Haverkate The prize, awarded each semester to the author of the paper selected as the best submitted in the first-year writing course, is given to encourage young [...]

Cruickshank graduates from Air Force Academy

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Stephen Cruickshank has graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with a bachelor of science degree in history and a bachelor of science degree in foreign area studies, with an emphasis on Russian. At the time of graduation, Cruickshank accepted his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. The son of Chris and Kim [...]

Rockford’s veterans remembered

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Rockford’s earliest veterans were remembered on Memorial Day Monday, May 31 at Pioneer Cemetery, at North Rockford Middle School, visible from Ten Mile Road. Flags were placed on graves by members of the Rockford Historical Society. This year will be a great time to visit the cemetery, which is now being generously maintained by the City of [...]
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