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  1. Man who killed wife and shot stepdaughter 'had argued'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Daily Mail

    ... opening fire on his family. Dave and Lisa Somers, both 51, were found shot dead near their car on Interstate-96 near Lowell, Michigan, on January 6. The witness statement has come from 18-year-old Amedy Dewey who was shot in the face by Somers, but ...


  2. No injuries reported in Saranac pole barn fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 |

    Ionia County Dispatch reported receiving a call around 2:15 p.m. on Jan. 14 at 8650 Bluewater Highway in Saranac. Kent County dispatchers said a Lowell fire department engine arrived on scene at 2:39 p.m. The fire was extinguished soon after.


  3. Family, friends of I-96 shooting victim to wear Detroit Tigers gear at funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 |

    ... with a gunshot to her face. She was still in a Chevrolet Equinox on the side of the road, about 10 miles southeast of Lowell, when rescuers found her. David Somers had just picked up his wife and step-daughter at Gerald R. Ford International Airport ...


  4. Marialice PingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The Republic

    ... Azalia. Survivors include her husband, Donald; children, Lisa (Michael) Arvizu of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, Mark Ping of Lowell, Michigan, and Jennifer (Drew) Egmont of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, sisters, Jean Holley, Pat Elder, Barbara Cummings and ...


  5. Couple dead in shocking murder suicide on Michigan highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Daily Mail

    Man suffering with a brain tumor 'shot dead his wife, seriously wounded her daughter, 18, and killed himself in a murder suicide at the side of a HIGHWAY after picking them up from the airport' Lisa's daughter Amedy Dewy, 18, was in the backseat with a critical gunshot wound and taken to the hospital A Michigan man allegedly shot his wife and step-daughter before turning the gun on himself on Saturday night, one day after having surgery to remove a brain tumor. Dave and Lisa Somers, both 51, were found shot dead near their car Saturday evening on Interstate-96 near Lowell, Michigan, n what police are calling a murder suicide.


  6. Man in apparent murder-suicide on I-96 just had brain tumor removed, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 |

    ... deputies responded to a report of a motorist needing help on I-96, near Nash Highway, about 10 miles southeast of Lowell. A deputy spotted a parked Chevrolet Equinox, on the side of the road with its lift gate and passenger doors open, when he got ...


  7. Family 'in shock' after couple's apparent I-96 murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 |

    Family members of Dave and Lisa Somers are in shock Monday after a weekend shooting left the two of them dead. They died in an apparent murder-suicide on I-96, at a location about 10 miles southeast of Lowell.


  8. Name change and makeover in store for iconic showboat in LowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    LOWELL, Mich- Four months after city leaders announced the iconic showboat in Lowell was getting a new name, they're releasing new information on the boat's future. Officials tell FOX 17 the boat will simply be known as The Lowell Showboat, something they say it's already been called in the community for years.


  9. PFAS water pollution fight gets $23.2M from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 |

    The state legislature on Wednesday agreed to spend $23.2 million on addressing drinking water contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly referred to as PFAS. "I think this is a good first step in addressing the issue," said Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman David Hildenbrand, R-Lowell, of the supplemental appropriation bill containing the funding.


  10. Ranger Steve's Nature Niche: Gift of Christmas BirdingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Rockford Squire

    ... Meet at 7:30 a.m. at Wittenbach/Wege Agriscience and Environmental Education Center (WWC), 11715 Vergennes Rd. in Lowell, Michigan 49331. Field teams depart by 8:00 AM. Return around noon for lunch. Joan Heuvelhorst will prepare a lunch. Lunch costs ...


  11. Robert Herman BaileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | White Lake Beacon

    ... at home on Lost Lake after having surgery and battling pneumonia. He was born to Robert and Helen Bailey (Guild) in Lowell, Michigan on May 11, 1938. He was preceded in death by both. After working for 29 years at Walter Hagen Golf Company in ...


  12. Lowell man arraigned on Criminal Sexual Conduct charge after alleged groping incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A Kent County district judge has read formal charges against a 73-year-old Lowell man in connection with an alleged groping incident that was reported by a woman in May. Lowell Police tell FOX 17 Ron Potter was arrested Tuesday, and arraigned on a fourth-degree Criminal Sexual Conduct charge Wednesday in 63rd District Court. Four other women have since filed written complaints claiming they were victims of similar incidents, some dating back ten years.


  13. Woman killed in chain-reaction crash between deer, vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 |

    ... SE, the Kent County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. An eastbound Chevrolet Equinox driven by a 23-year-old Lowell resident struck a deer in the road, and the deer then went into the air and was struck again by a westbound Subaru Outback, ...


  14. A tale of two cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    ... wants to keep the high school at its existing site, has claimed victory based on election results. And while The Save Lowell High Committee chairman, Michael Gallagher, is calling for unity among all Lowellians, including pro-Cawley Stadium site ...


  15. Lowell wants to know what residents think of medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 |

    As a medical marijuana business knocks at their door looking for a license, the city of Lowell will be hosting a public hearing Monday, Nov. 20 , to gauge public opinion. "We're going to hold a hearing to try to get as many opinions as we can," said Mayor Mike DeVore.


  16. State Rep. Afendoulis launches bid for Michigan SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 |

    ... turned his attention to running for the 29th district seat in the Senate that will be vacated by Dave Hildenbrand, R-Lowell. Hildenbrand is term limited from running again to represent the 29th Senate district , which includes the cities of Grand ...


  17. Don't let 'machine politics' decide fate of Lowell HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    ... candidates throughout my life. That is why I am saddened about what I have been hearing and seeing in relation to the Lowell High debate. I am concerned when pro-downtown candidates boast that the Save Lowell High campaign has the "Democratic ...


  18. Driver killed in fiery Ionia County crash identified as Kentwood womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 |

    A driver who died in a fiery head-on collision east of Lowell has been identified as Shardella Shana White-Smith of Kentwood. White-Smith, 28, was driving west on M-21 near Whites Bridge Road about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 when an oncoming Ford Explorer crossed the center line.


  19. Pro-downtown Lowell High group has outraised and outspent Cawley proponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    The groups on opposing sides of the upcoming ballot question that will ask voters where the new Lowell High School should be built have taken very different approaches to spreading their message, according to campaign-finance reports made public Tuesday. Citizens for the Ideal Educational Environment, which supports relocating the school to Cawley Stadium, has raised $4,600. 1 comment

  20. Planner's Lowell High position is only a Speck of realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    ... councilor and on various boards, and has worked or operated a business downtown since the 1980s. Speck, who lived in Lowell for 30 days and was paid $75,000 by The Lowell Plan for his work, is the epitome of a "blow in." I'll take Donahue's 30 years ...


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