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KDL - Thinking About Buying an eReader?

KDL - Thinking About Buying an eReader?

Are you thinking about buying an eReader for yourself, or to give to someone as a gift? Kent District Library offers thousands of eBooks to borrow for Kindles, Nooks, iPads or other eReaders! We also have trained staff at each branch who will be happy to help you think through the pros and cons of various formats, and to help you get started using your device. You can look at a copy of Consumer Reports at your local KDL branch to read reviews of eReaders, or you may access Consumer Reports in our online databases. We also have a helpful chart that compares popular eReaders.

More Made in Michigan turkey on the way

WYOMING (WZZM) - There's a good chance the turkey on your sandwich is a product of the company, Michigan Turkey Producers.

Now, the Wyoming plant is expanding, and the $10 million project may include a deal with a restaurant chain.

The goal is to increase capacity from 45 million pounds of turkey a year to 60 million.

The expansion will add at least 35 new jobs by the first of the year.

To read the full article, click here: Grand Rapids Business Journal, or pick up this week's edition of the Grand Rapids Business Jounal.

















Just Ask: Sports medicine for student athletes

(WZZM) - Back to school means the school sports schedule is about to start and for some it is already in full swing.

That also means a possibility for sports injuries.

So to answer your questions about just that is Dr. K. from Metro Health's Sports Medicine Clinic.

Click on the video link to watch the segment. Click here to learn more about the Sports Medicine Clinic.


Wyoming Park graduates help district start anew

WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM)-This fall, two Wyoming schools will consolidate under one name, mascot and logo.

Wyoming Park High School is being transformed into Wyoming Junior High School and Rogers High School will become the district's only high school, serving 10th grade through 12th grade.

Saturday night, two graduates of Wyoming Park High School did their part to help the district start anew, by selling off old school memorabilia.

"When we found out the schools were combining, we wanted to do something that brought Wyoming together. That's why [this event is] called Unite Wyoming," explained co-organizer Jonathan Vitale Saturday.

"As a Park grad, I'm going to miss the tradition, but as far as the two schools coming together, I think it's good for the community," added co-organizer Steven Varnes.

Wyoming High School Parade

From: http://www.ci.wyoming.mi.us

A Wyoming High School Parade is scheduled for Thursday, August 23, 2012 beginning at 6:00 PM.

The route to be followed is starting in the front parking lot of the new Wyoming High School; then going out the drive onto Prairie Pkwy; west on Prairie to the Concession stand parking lot.

August Hot Titles at KDL

August Hot Titles at KDL

If you want it, we’ve got it! At KDL, we are committed to providing the popular materials you want to read, listen to or view. Look what’s new this month:

Sweet Talk by Julie Garwood
The Importance of Being Seven by Alexander McCall Smith
To Love and Cherish by Tracie Peterson

Wyoming Park teen pleads in deadly crash case

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- A teenager has entered a guilty plea for a drunk driving accident that killed two Wyoming Park High School classmates and injured three others.

Takunda Mavima, 18, appeared in Kent County Circuit Court Wednesday to enter guilty pleas to two counts of "operating under the influence causing death" and one count of "operating under the influence causing serious injury."  He will be sentenced on September 27.

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