WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Authorities target aggressive drivers on freeways
Six police agencies in Kent and Ottawa counties are targeting aggressive drivers as part of a renewed effort to make Grand Rapids area freeways safer.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Commissioner's CSC case moves to circuit court
Kent County Commissioner Gary Rolls has been ordered to stand trial for sexually assaulting a former neighbor in Rockford over several years.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
New York Daily News
And now, Ginger Zee with the weather
She's hotter than a subway platform in August, thrills at standing in the eye of a hurricane and considers discussing the recorded wind speed inside a tornado to be pillow talk.
Santa Claus Girls: Dolls, quilts and hats are guild's specialty
Rockford resident Yvonne Doctor poses for a portrait in her home. Doctor and the West Michigan Quilters Guild will be collecting dolls and making quilts to be donated to the Santa Claus Girls.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Holland, Rockford and Cutlerville get new distillery, winery and brewery
Coppercraft Distillery owners and co-founders Walter Catton and Mark Fellwock have opened a new distillery and spirits tasting room in Holland.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Editorial: Help the needy in your community
Rockford resident Yvonne Doctor poses for a portrait in her home on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Cornerstone theology professor and pastor accused as 'peeping tom' at woman's house
A Cornerstone University theological professor and now-resigned pastor is accused of being a "peeping tom," allegedly using a ladder to peer into a woman's bedroom as she had sex.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Kent County Commissioner charged with multiple criminal sexual conduct charges
He's been under investigation for several months after a 29-year-old Muskegon woman attempted to get a personal protection order against him back in September 2012.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
New education group launches website to highlight positive school news across Michigan
Parents and community members now have a new website they can visit to learn about positive initiatives occurring in public schools across Michigan, a new education group announced Monday, Nov. 18. The Michigan Public Schools Partnership unveiled the Standing Strong for Public Schools website during a press conference at Rockford Public Schools' ... (more)
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Perils of Lending to Family Members
Should you lend money to family members? It is a question most of us will face at some point, and we don't always respond in the most rational way.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Road Closed Due To Accident
ROCKFORD, Mich.- Kent County Dispatchers say the intersection of Meyers Lake and Belding Road is closed right now because of an accident.
Warm weather likely culprit in slow firearm deer opener
Eager hunters were greeted by 40 degree temperatures Friday morning for the opening of firearm deer season, but the same warmth that made long stints in the woods bearable may have kept deer at bay.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Sexting: Sheriff's office investigating alleged explicit pictures shared by Rockford students
Rockford Superintendent Mike Shibler said the school district is working closely with the Kent County Sheriff's Office in a sexting investigation involving high school students.
Find transparency grades and tax rates for Kent County governments in watchdog group's database
Wyoming and Grand Rapids have the most transparent government websites in the county while Solon Township residents in the Tri-County school district pay the lowest property taxes, according to data compiled by the Kent County Taxpayers Alliance .
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Woman continues to recover after husband's alleged crowbar attack in February
Nine months after a brutal crowbar beating at the hands of her husband, Pamela Brabo says she continues to struggle with the devastating effects of the shocking violence.
Rockford's ARTengage! makes creating art fun for everyone
It has become standard for art galleries around the country to have frame shops as well: gallery in front, frame shop in back.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Tony Evans to speak in Grand Rapids about urban, suburban churches
Tony Evans, a Christian pastor with a syndicated radio show, will be in Kent County this week as part of a conference on urban and suburban churches working together.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Composer Alice Parker coming to Rockford High School to premiere new song for men's group
Composer, conductor and teacher Alice Parker will premiere the folk song "Cindy" she was commissioned to arrange for Rockford high school's award-winning men's group on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the high school auditorium.
Rockford celebrates the season with a lighting ceremony, open houses
The bedroom community located just north of Grand Rapids offers a number of activities throughout the year.