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Wide-open field seeking judgeship in northern Kent County District Court race
The retirement of the state's longest-serving district court judge has brought a virtual stampede of attorneys looking to fill his spot on the Kent County District Court bench.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Rockford High School senior wins Roger B. Chaffee Scholarship
Rockford High School senior Tessa Powers dreams of designing prosthetics, not just to restore limbs, but to give someone back a piece of themselves, the 17-year-old said.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Jerrils wins Davenport's second consecutive WHAC track & field weekly award
Coming off two record-setting victories at Grand Valley State's Al Owens Invitational Friday and Saturday, Davenport women's track & field senior Rachel Jerrils was recognized by the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference as its Runner of the Week Monday.
Rockford teen accused of threatening a witness faces decade in prison after waiving hearing
A 19-year-old Rockford teen who allegedly threatened a witness in a friend's trial now will see the charges against him move to felony court.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Central Michigan Life
Crime log: April 11-14
The follow incidents were reported between 1 a.m. on April 11, and 3 a.m. on April 14 by the Mount Pleasant Police Department.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Thousands without power in Kent County after storm
Thousands are without power in the Rockford, Cedar Springs, Sparta and Greenville areas after storms with high winds ripped through the area about 4:30 p.m. Areas north and south of 14 Mile Road were heavily affected, with more than 5,000 customers out in the area.
Golf cart destroyed by falling Plainfield Township tree, but golfers expected to recover
A tree, about two feet in diameter, had fallen on a golf cart at Boulder Creek Golf Club and pinned one of the golfers.
Flood warning issued for some rivers in West Michigan
The Rogue River in Kent County and Muskegon River in Newaygo and Osceola counties are among a handful of rivers in West Michigan now under a flood warning.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Rockford schools considers personal finance course for all seniors
File photo of Rockford High School students at a football game. School officials are considering adding a personal finance course to the curriculum for 12th graders beginning with the current year sophomore class.
Many GM dealers still awaiting ignition-switch parts
General Motors dealers were to start replacing defective ignition switches at the start of the week, but many dealers said they did not have parts yet and that car owners were not beating down their doors demanding the fix.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Benefit concert for juvenile diabetes takes place Saturday
Jake's Music Festival celebrates 10 years of presenting great local music to support a great cause.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Woman killed in wrong-way crash on U.S. 131
FOX 17 reported a 34-year-old Wyoming woman was driving southbound in the northbound lane around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, April 6 when she collided with a 41-year-old Grand Rapids man driving the correct way, an accident that closed both lanes on U.S. 131 at 68th Street for a few hours .
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Michigan's longest serving judge Steven Servaas of Rockford...
The state's longest serving judge and nothing less than a folk hero to many in northern Kent County is calling it a career.