Cedar Springs Chase Bank robbed at gunpoint

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Kent County Sheriff Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today, Friday, August 14, 2015, at 9:40 AM at the Chase Bank located at 7 N. Main, Cedar Springs. A suspect robbed the bank at gunpoint of an undisclosed amount of money and fled westbound toward the White Pine Trail. The suspect is described as a [...]

Michigan Maritime Museum 2nd Annual Boat Walk

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Michigan Maritime Museum invites you to the 2nd Annual Boat Walk fundraiser! This event takes place Saturday, August 15th from noon to 4pm. Like a Home Tour, you get the chance to tour 12-15 privately owned vessels above and below decks. While walking between each of these beautiful boats ranging from powerboats to sailboats in the picturesque South Haven harbor, [...]

West Nile Virus Found in Kent County

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

As a result of a massive mosquito surveillance project conducted by the environmental health division at the Kent County Health Department (KCHD), this season’s first positive specimen of West Nile Virus (WNV) has been discovered. THIS IS NOT A HUMAN CASE. The positive sample was found in a pool of tested mosquitoes from the zip code 49504 in the city of Grand Rapids. [...]

Lung Association in Michigan Applauds Clean Power Plan Health Benefits

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ken Fletcher, Advocacy Specialist for the American Lung Association in Michigan, issued the following statement in response to the Clean Power Plan announced today by President Barack Obama: “The American Lung Association in Michigan welcomes the Clean Power Plan as a vital tool for protecting Michigan residents from the burden of air pollution, including the carbon [...]
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