Endowment gives nearly $58,000 in first responder grants

FIRST RESPONDERS RECEIVE GRANTS—These fire and police chiefs and representatives of local rescue organizations are all winners in receiving grants generated from last year’s West Michigan Healing Fields memorial to those killed in 9/1/1.

‘We said from the beginning it all goes back to rescue’ by BETH ALTENA  Fourteen fire or police departments have funding for life-saving equipment they needed thanks to the generosity of those who supported the West Michigan Healing Fields (WMHF) memorial to 9/1/1 held last September. The Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE) met last month […]

Rockford, Algoma respond to three-car crash Tuesday

Rockford Fire and Police responded to a 4 p.m. crash at the intersection of Northland Drive and Twelve Mile Road Tuesday, April 14. One larger vehicle appeared to hit head-on with a smaller four-door and a third vehicle, also a small four-door car, was also involved. Traffic was slowed but not blocked on Northland until the vehicles were removed and rescue responders swept up debris. Rockford Ambulance was also on the scene as was Algoma Fire Department. It was unclear at press time how many people were injured or how badly, but no stretchers were visible.