Healing Field display enjoyed in Sparta

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  The remaining flags from the West Michigan Healing Field continue to travel the area for display and inspire local residents. Currently residents, staff and visitors of Meadowlark Retirement Village, 65 Ida Red in Sparta, are enjoying a display of the flags. The remaining flags are available for purchase and each represent one of the […]

MacGregor votes to remove own retirement benefits

Bill to end legislator retirement health care heads to Gov. Snyder State Rep. Peter MacGregor recently voted in favor of a bill to eliminate retirement health care benefits for most Michigan legislators. House Bill 4087 ends a retirement healthcare program that covered former legislators after age 55. The bill eliminates benefits for most current members […]

Howard Christensen Nature Center offers new events, activities

Lily’s Frog Pad Inc. staff and volunteers have been busy finding new ways for the community to connect with nature at the Howard Christensen Nature Center (HCNC), which is conveniently located between Cedar Springs and Kent City. Although the natural beauty of the nature center hasn’t changed, several new events and programs for individuals and […]

City reminds residents to bag leaves

Leaf season is here and the City of Rockford has begun its fall leaf pickup system. Starting immediately and until we start receiving significant snowfall, you may rake LEAVES ONLY to the parkway (the area between the sidewalk and curb). The City asks that you do not rake these leaves into the street. You must […]