Ambulance team thanked for lifesaving efforts

  Angela Dykes lost seven weeks of memory when she was involved in a head-on crash on M-57 near Ramsdell Road on January 22, 2008. She remembers to be thankful for her life, however, and those who came to her aid that day. On Monday, August 3, Dykes took the time to thank paramedics from […]

Rockford woman killed in rollover

Alice Bronswell Phillips, 58, died when the vehicle which she drove was struck by that of a 19-year-old Grand Rapids woman on Alpine Avenue just south of Lamoreaux,  on Sunday, July 26. According to the Michigan State Police, Phillips lost control of her car after the impact and ran off the right side of the […]

Elderly woman killed in crash

FATAL CRASH-—This SUV struck a Buick

by JUDY REED Margaret and Jerry Yakes were sitting in their family room about 7 p.m. June 3, when they heard an explosion, and then another. It was followed by sirens. What the Yakes heard was the crash at the corner of  Tefft and 13 Mile Road, in Courtland Township, that killed 87-year-old Pauline Squires, […]

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.