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  1. Thousands of Kent County students to begin next school year in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 |

    Thousands of Kent County students will have a shorter summer break with school leaders planning to start the 2017-18 school year in August before the traditional post-Labor Day start. Officials in at least 13 of the 20 school districts that make up the Kent Intermediate School District say they plan to start school one or two weeks before Tuesday, Sept.


  2. Hope guard, Rockford native Chad Carlson lauded by MIAARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 |

    Hope College's Chad Carlson has been selected the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played January 30-February 5. The senior guard from Rockford, Michigan is receiving the award for the first time after averaging 22.5 points per game and setting a single-game record for 3-pointers during a two-game stretch last week for the MIAA-leading Flying Dutchmen. Carlson scored a career-high 30 points and made a single-game school record 10 3-pointers during a 93-88 win at Olivet on Wednesday.


  3. Hope men's basketball wins at Alma, moves closer to MIAA titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 |

    Harrison Blackledge scored nine of his game-high 24 points over the final 3 1/2 minutes to help the Hope College men's basketball team secure a 76-71 win at Alma on Saturday. The senior forward from Canton, Ohio made seven free throws and one jumper down the stretch for the MIAA-leading Flying Dutchmen as they extended their win streak to 10 games.


  4. Museum discounts and 10 other things to know about new Kent County taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 |

    Campaign manager David Doyle celebrates the approval of the Kent County Millage request on the upper level of Long Road Distillers in Grand Rapids on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. Kent County voters in November 2016 approved a property tax that subsidizes the operations of the John Ball Zoo and the Grand Rapids Public Museum.


  5. Chad Carlson hits record 10 3s, Hope men's basketball wins at OlivetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 |

    Guard Chad Carlson packed a wallop from 3-point range for the Hope College men's basketball team in a "Throwback Game' at Olivet College Wednesday. The Flying Dutchmen needed every one of his record-setting 10 3-pointers and career-high 30 points to remain unbeaten in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association play with a 93-88 victory.


  6. See the snowfall totals in West Michigan from the Alberta ClipperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 |

    A recording of 5 inches of new snowfall led the snowfall totals for West Michigan spots during the recent winter system. The Alberta Clipper system that hit the Great Lakes region on Monday night and Tuesday morning dumped multiple inches of snow and produced hazardous road conditions in several locations.


  7. Rockford teachers headed to manufacturer's campus to help workers earn diplomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 |

    Rockford Public Schools is launching a pilot in February that will send adult education teachers to the campus of Byrne Electrical Specialists to help employees earn diplomas.


  8. More than 400 students get free shoes from Wolverine WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 |

    "I like them," she said, slowly removing her foot from under the table to show off her Sperry Top-Sider Saltwater Duck Boots. "I'd really like to say thank you.'


  9. After struggle with police, man shot and killed near RockfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 |

    Two Kent County sheriff's deputies were at the home, in the 4000 block of Summit Court, just after 7 p.m. on a domestic dispute between two adult brothers. The deputies separated the two brothers.


  10. The Green Well to open 2nd location, as restaurant eyes further expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 |

    The Green Well Gastro Pub will open a second location this summer in downtown Rockford, which may signal future expansion plans for the popular East Hills eatery. Green Well will move into the picturesque space along the Rogue River that previously housed Reds on the River -- before the restaurant relocated to the Thousand Oaks Golf Club.


  11. Wintry mix causes school delays, closures in West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 |

    Icy road conditions from the overnight freezing rain caused some West Michigan schools to issue two hour delays or close Tuesday, Jan. 17. Allegan, Greenville and Rockford are among the districts closed today, while Forest Hills Public Schools and St. Paul the Apostle are among those delayed a couple of hours. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. for Newaygo, Montcalm and Mecosta counties.


  12. Hope men's basketball sinks 13s, wins at TrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 |

    Guard Chad Carlson and the Hope College men's basketball team brought their best 3-point shooting on the road. Both equaled season-highs in 3-pointers made to power the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association co-leading Flying Dutchmen to a 78-74 win at Trine on Saturday in Angola, Indiana.


  13. Hope men's basketball tops Alma in MIAA showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 |

    The junior guard from Holland, Michigan led the Flying Dutchmen to an 88-77 win against Alma in Wednesday's showdown between Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association co-leaders with a number of plays, including a career-high 29 points. Hawkins matched Jesse Reimink's 2008 effort vs. Cornerstone for fifth-highest point total at DeVos Fieldhouse by a Flying Dutchmen player.


  14. Dathan Ritzenhein to make long-awaited debut at River Bank Run 25KRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 |

    Dathan Ritzenhein recalled he almost ran in the River Bank Run before - in eighth grade. His father considered the 25K as an early test of the emerging talent displayed by the then-young teen.


  15. Grand Rapids area girls basketball: Meet the top 10 teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 |

    Who's the No. 1 girls basketball team in the Grand Rapids area? That's a tough question to answer because each of the top teams has at least one loss.


  16. Hope men's basketball races past OlivetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 |

    An unselfish and exceptional first half from the Hope College men's basketball team paved the way for a 97-76 win against Olivet on Saturday at DeVos Fieldhouse. Baskets from 11 different players and assists from eight different ones propelled the Flying Dutchmen to a highest-scoring first half of the season and a commanding 54-22 halftime lead.


  17. 13 big road projects on tap for Kent County in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 |

    These are 13 of the biggest road projects planned by the Michigan Department of Transportation and the Kent County Road Commission in Kent County this year. Details for projects are drawn from the MDOT five-year transportation program and the Kent County Road Commission's 2017 budget .


  18. Rockford gymnastics aims for three-peat with three sets of sistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 |

    Senior twins Nicole and Carly Coughlin have been through a lot together in the past three seasons, including back-to-back team championships in 2015 and 2016. They were the first team titles for Rockford gymnastics since 1989.


  19. West Michigan schools earn College Board AP District Honor Roll statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 |

    School leaders say expanding access to Advanced Placement courses while improving student performance on the rigorous end-of-course exams is no easy task. But four Kent and Ottawa ISD school districts achieved this feat and are among 23 schools statewide recognized by the College Board : Cedar Springs, Forest Hills, Rockford and Saugatuck schools.


  20. Who ran the 2016 Resolution Run? See photos and search resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 |

    Runners looked to get a head start on the new year - or put a positive final spin on the last - on Saturday during the 33rd Annual Resolution Run . The 4-mile run around Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids attracted nearly 700 participates on a snowless afternoon with temperatures in the mid-30s.


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