A Message for You — March 4, 2010

My dream marriage by PASTOR RON AULBACH BridgeWay Community Church What makes a great marriage? How would a person know if they were really experiencing the dream marriage that they signed up for? Why do some marriages thrive, while others fizzle or flame out? I thought these would be good questions to wrestle with now […]

Electrical fire damages home

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by JUDY REED   Wiring in need of repair may have been the cause of a fire in Algoma Township Monday morning. Algoma Township firefighters were dispatched to 10880 Algoma, just north of 13 Mile, just before 9 a.m. this morning on a possible electrical fire. Dispatch said the house was filling with smoke. Sparta […]

Man pleads guilty in traffic death

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A Rockford man pled guilty last week in the accident that caused his son’s death. 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. October 3, and had stopped at the stop sign at 17 Mile before pulling […]

News Bits — March 4, 2010

Free educational workshops to be offered at EXPO The Rockford Chamber of Commerce recently announced the presentation of 10 free educational workshops to be held at Rockford’s 6th Annual Community EXPO. Businesses with various backgrounds are excited to share their knowledge with the community. Topics range from Financial and Estate Planning, to Tax Developments, to […]

Drive by shootings occur in Plainfield and Alpine townships

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On Monday, March 1, 2010, at approximately 2:30 a.m., the Kent County Sheriff Office responded to three drive-by shootings that appear to be related. The first occurred in Alpine Township on M37 near 8 Mile Road. The victim, a 39 year old male from Grant, was on his way to work traveling southbound on M37 […]