Letters to the Editor

Beware: the funny season approacheth! Dear Editor, With the August 7 primary elections right around the corner, even those of us that live in Cannon Township will be facing it. There will be those coming forward saying that Cannon Township is in bad shape and needs new leadership, when in fact in the last year […]

Waterfest a fun outdoor event

Cannon Township will be hosting their annual Waterfest event at Townsend Park on Saturday, April 28. A pancake breakfast will be hosted by the Cannonsburg Village Christmas Light Committee at 8:00 a.m. The Cannon Township Historical Society will be selling baked goods. The feature event this year is a Michigan amphibian and reptile exhibit by […]

News from Cannon Township Supervisor

sewer

Sewer absorbing topic by STEVE GRIMM You would be surprised how fascinating sewer issues can be. I found this out since becoming Cannon Township supervisor in January 2011. As part of the North Kent Sewer Authority, Cannon’s sewer customers’ waste is sent to the treatment facility on Coit Avenue in Plainfield Township. We share the […]

War veteran killed in house fire

One man died in this home at 7014 Kreuter Road in Cannon Township after it was destroyed by fire in the early hours of Thursday, Dec. 15.

A fire that officials believe may have started in a chimney and spread to an attic claimed one life on Thursday, Dec. 15. Ten people were asleep in a home at 7014 Kreuter in Cannon Township, when one resident awoke to check on a crying baby about 1:30 a.m. and discovered the home was filled […]

Gift of recognition puts brick buyers in good company

Historians, RACE board members, friends and family joined in recognition of the area’s historically important people in spring of 2011. This year’s inductees were the late Paul Robe and Homer Burch.

Consider Recognition Plaza tribute for holiday giving  by BETH ALTENA Indisputably, the shops and service providers in downtown Rockford are among the best local sources when shopping for the perfect holiday gift. Shoppers can arrange that family photo that really needs to be taken while the kids are still young, pick out new carpeting before […]