Algoma and Cortland Fire Departments conduct training burn

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

There were 4 separate repetitions where fire attack crews entered the structure and had to put the fire out. After the training we let the structure fully develop and stud by until the structure was completely consumed. The owners hope to build on the lot at a later date. If you have any further questions feel from to contact me. Thanks A training burn was conducted on [...]

Bear sightings in Algoma, Solon

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Judy Reed Bear sightings have continued in northern Kent County in the last two weeks. The most recent sighting reported to the Post was last Saturday, June 20, at 19 Mile and Algoma, in Solon Township. This bear, caught on camera in Algoma Township, is one of two bear sightings in the area in the last two weeks. Photos courtesy of Luke Tonneberger. Russ DeBoer, of [...]

Teen killed in Solon crash

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

A 19-year-old Rockford youth was killed in a two-car accident Thursday evening, August 11, in Solon Township. According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, Kyle James Alberta, 19, of Cannon Township was traveling westbound on 19 Mile Road in a 2006 Hyundai Sonata at about 6:52 p.m. when he stopped at the stop sign at Algoma. He reportedly then pulled out in front [...]