Courtland Township

Area first responders train on simulated school bus crash

May 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

‘We prepare for the worst and hope for the best’ by BETH ALTENA This group of firefighters from around the community spent eight hours learning and practicing bus extrication. Rockford resident Kevin Sehlmeyer of Rescue Resources was among the trainers. Within the last month, Courtland Township firefighters, Cannon Township firefighters and Cedar Springs firefighters [...]

Courtland Township home destroyed in afternoon blaze

May 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Fire chief believes garage refrigerator source by BETH ALTENA photo by MICHILLE PREMER A fire that may have started with a garage refrigerator destroyed a home and killed the family dog, according to Courtland Township Fire Chief Mickey Davis. A 911 call at 4:32 p.m. Friday, April 27 brought firefighters to a home at 9110 Whitall Avenue. “The garage was pretty much [...]

Dedication honors late township supervisor, spouse

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

‘Besides the kids and grandkids, nothing was more important to them than the township’ by BETH ALTENA Firefighters and township and county officials join family members of the late Kletis and Jim McIntyre. The township dedicated Fire Station II in their honor on Friday, Sept. 16 with a ribbon-cutting and ceremony unveiling the new sign, which bears a plaque in [...]

Gift of recognition puts brick buyers in good company

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Consider Recognition Plaza tribute for holiday giving  by BETH ALTENA 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. Indisputably, the shops and service providers in downtown Rockford are among the best local sources [...]

Man critically injured in accident

June 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

by JUDY REED AeroMed is called to the scene of a two-car accident in Courtland Township Tuesday, June 7. Photo by RON PARKER A two-car accident in Courtland Township last week left one man with critical injuries and several others with minor scrapes and lacerations. The accident happened about 4 p.m. June 7, at 15 Mile Road and Shaner Avenue. According to police, a [...]
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