Michigan

Rockford among top ten places to live in Michigan

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

A few cities in West Michigan made a list for the best suburbs to raise a family across the state. Niche.com ranked U.S. suburbs based on age demographics, school ratings, crime rates and access to affordable housing and child care. That list was then broken down by state. East Grand Rapids ranked number two on the state list, Rockford came in 10th and the village of [...]

Canine Flu Spreading in Michigan

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

How to Curb the Contagion The Canine Influenza has been spreading throughout the continental United States, including Michigan, so the American Veterinary Medical Association(AVMA) has some information and tips to help dog owners better understand the virus. “What we need to keep in mind is that humans can physically transmit the virus – which can stay on our [...]

Rockford Varsity Hockey earns two wins in Kalamazoo.

February 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Rams Varsity Hockey team traveled to Kalamazoo for a pair of games during the weekend of January 23 and 24, and came away with two W’s. Rockford defeated Mattawan 5-3 in the Friday night contest. Rockford dropped Portage Northern 2-1 in the Saturday matinee matchup.   Mattawan opened the scoring midway through the opening period. Rockford responded by [...]

THE TAX ATTIC

February 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

On August 5, 2014, we had a state-wide vote that approved a change to the Personal Property Tax system. The changes were massive and affected every business that owned any equipment that was physically located in the state of Michigan. Historically, Michigan had taxed the equipment owned by businesses at basically the same rates that real property was taxed. The [...]

MEIJER STATE GAMES OF MICHIGAN RELEASES WINTER GAMES SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

February 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 28, 2015 – The second annual Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games are quickly approaching. The Winter Games main festival is taking place Feb. 20-22, with some sports starting their competition this weekend Jan. 31-Feb. 1.The Winter Games features 19 different sports and 2,000+ athletes are expected to participate. The schedule of events [...]
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