Michigan House, Senate filings: See who's running, who's getting challenged
Term limits have prompted contested GOP primaries in some right-leaning Michigan House and Senate districts, while Republicans also have lined up for the chance to challenge a Democratic incumbent in perhaps the area's most balanced district.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Truck driver at center of crash that killed Lowell couple says...
As a truck driver, Eric Walton made safely made the left turn the busy intersection of 36th Street SE and Patterson Avenue innumerable times, but on the night of Oct. 10, things were going to be horribly different.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Trial to begin for man accused of drunken driving death of young Lowell couple
Jury selection will start Tuesday, April 15 for a trial that will decide if 27-year-old Joseph Jay Ford is responsible for causing the alleged drunken driving deaths of a Lowell couple.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Watch how MDOT plans to demolish a U.S. 131 overpass, slide a new one in its place
The Michigan Department of Transportation in 2014 plans to replace a pair of highway overpasses using "bridge slide" technology.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
DNR Tells Landowners and Travelers to Limit Grass Fire Risks
A midafternoon call to Lowell Fire sent crews north of town to battle a grass fire near 3 Mile Road and Parnell.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Flat River Gallery features the work of Debra Reid Jenkins
A lifelong resident of Michigan, Debra Reid Jenkins has been a professional artist for more than thirty-five years with a representation of her work being featured through May at Flat River Gallery & Framing, 219 W. Main St., Lowell.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Lowell man accused in drunken driving death of mother of five asks...
For a man accused of a drunken driving crash that killed a mother, the best he is getting from the prosecution is that they won't tell the judge how harsh a sentence he should impose on the alleged driver.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Lowell police seize 20 marijuana plants from medical cardholder
Police on Monday seized 20 marijuana plants from a medical cardholder whom they allege was not in compliance with the state's medical marijuana law.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Detroit Free Press
A few minutes with ... those who would build a barn in Detroit
Who knows what Detroit may become as the big city struggles to reinvent itself. Two people have an idea of what they want Detroit to be: A good place for a barn.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Fire starts in garage, causes significant damage to Lowell home overnight
A fire that significantly damaged a Lowell home early Saturday, March 29, likely started in an attached garage, the Lowell fire chief said.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Lowell-area man's drug use led to Fifth Third Bank robbery, prison: defense attorney
Cody Reval Slaughter, 21, will spend three years on supervised release after his prison term ends, a judge ruled Tuesday, March 25. He robbed Fifth Third Bank, 11915 Fulton St., on Oct 9. He handed the teller a note that said: "This is a robbery.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Burglars smash windows in rash of business burglaries in Kent County, police say
The Sheriff's Department hopes surveillance photos lead to the arrests of burglars who have targeted businesses across the county.