Happy Hounds Dog Walk seeks sponsorships

After careful review of the applications received, two local nonprofit organizations have been selected as recipients of the funds raised from this year’s Happy Hounds Dog Walk. Criteria used to select grant recipients included service to Kent County and the ability to make the biggest impact with the funds raised at the walk. Girls on […]

Trout Unlimited receives $66,000 grant for Rogue River Watershed

Trout Unlimited recently received a $66,172 grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) under the Clean Michigan Initiative Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Fund and Section 319 of the Clean Water Act to educate planning commissions on the placement and proper use of storm water practices in the Rogue River Watershed. This project is […]

OBITUARIES

Lisa Lee Jackson

Jackson “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint,” Isaiah 40:31. Lisa Lee Jackson, age 60 years of Rockford went to her eternal home on Sunday, August 5, 2012. Lisa […]

Camp Roger competes for rope swing, fishing dock

Camp Roger has entered the second round of voting in Erhardt Construction’s Building our Community Contest, coming one step closer to achieving a rope swing and fishing dock. The voting opened July 23 and will end August 19. Camp Roger is among the top five from the 60 organizations who entered the contest. The rope […]

Local hotel announces participation in ‘Hotels For Heroes’

AmericInn offers free stays for wounded members of U.S. military, their families The AmericInn Greenville recently announced it is participating with other AmericInn hotels nationwide to support a new military support program called “Hotels For Heroes,” providing free hotel stays for wounded U.S. troops and their families while they are receiving treatment. The program, which […]