What warrants a four-way stop? Residents consider intersection deadly

This crash at 15 Mile and Shaner on June 7 involved 11 people,  with one airlifted to the hospital with a head injury. The eastbound car stopped at the stop sign on 15 Mile and then pulled out in front of the Durango that was heading north on Shaner.

by JUDY REED A serious accident at the intersection of 15 Mile Road and Shaner Avenue on June 7 in Courtland Township have neighbors wondering what it will take to get a four-way stop put in. “Does someone have to die?” asked Sharon Parker, a neighbor who was at the scene of the crash, and […]

Man critically injured in accident

AeroMed is called to the scene of a two-car accident in Courtland Township  Tuesday, June 7.

by JUDY REED 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 witness told them that a red Chevrolet Malibu was at the […]

Blind dog smells out morels

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by JUDY REED For 10 years now, Mike Cook of Solon Township has been using dogs he’s trained to find some of the first morel mushrooms each year. But when his dog Pugsley died a couple of years ago, he had to start over and train a couple of new dogs. Enter Muffin, a one-year-old […]

North Kent Service Center changes name

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by JUDY REED It’s been around for almost 38 years, serving the northern Kent county community—from 6 mile north to the county line—with food, shelter, utilities support, clothing, counseling and more. Technically known as the Rockford community services center, it began being called the North Kent service center sometime in the 1980s. However, effective October […]