Judy Reed

Bear sightings in Algoma, Solon

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Judy Reed Bear sightings have continued in northern Kent County in the last two weeks. The most recent sighting reported to the Post was last Saturday, June 20, at 19 Mile and Algoma, in Solon Township. This bear, caught on camera in Algoma Township, is one of two bear sightings in the area in the last two weeks. Photos courtesy of Luke Tonneberger. Russ DeBoer, of [...]

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

June 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

by JUDY REED 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. Post photo by J. REED A serious accident at the intersection of 15 Mile Road and Shaner Avenue on June 7 in [...]

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 [...]

Blind dog smells out morels

June 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

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 dachsund, and Toby, a blind one-year-old dachsund. “Morels smell funny, so I get them used [...]
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