Letters to the Editor — December 17, 2009

Clarke fundraising committee thanks Squire Dear Editor, I want to sincerely thank you for your help in getting the word out on the Clarke Fundraiser. The article you wrote was wonderful (and most appreciated by the Clarke family) and we did have someone call and donate a Steelcase office chair for the raffle after reading […]

Man arraigned in fatal accident

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The Rockford man who caused a fatal accident at the corner of White Creek Avenue and 17 Mile Road in October has been charged in the crash. According to Cedar Springs Police Chief Roger Parent, Todd Michael Benoit, 35, was heading northbound on White Creek Avenue in a red jeep about 10:25 p.m. on October […]

Words on Weather & Climate

Storm facts by CRAIG JAMES Here are a few facts about the storm that affected much of the country Dec. 6-11. The barometer reading in Grand Rapids dropped to a record-low reading for the month of December at 28.86”. Some home barometers don’t even register that low. Readings below 29.00” are not uncommon in Great […]

Obituaries — December 17, 2009

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Richardson Cindy Richardson, age 58, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 9, 2009. Cindy grew up at Rockford Baptist Church and accepted Christ as her Savior under the ministry of Pastor Love. After graduation from Rockford High School in 1969, she received her associates degree from Davenport […]

News Bits — December 17, 2009

Timbers Inn goes non- smoking January 1 The State of Michigan is following Dean Juth’s move. The owner of Timbers Inn, 6555 Belding Road, has announced the restaurant and bar will go smoke free beginning January 1. “We have always had a nonsmoking dining room and the bar was the smoking room,” said Juth. “Our […]