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Power outage closes library

The Kentwood Library is temporarily closed, due to a power outage. 

Consumers Energy is reporting 2,523 homes and businesses in  Grand Rapids, Grandville, Wyoming, Walker, Comstock Park and Kentwood are without power. It's unclear when power will be fully restored.

According to a tweet sent Wednesday morning, workers at the Kentwood library hope to reopen later this afternoon when the line is repaired.

 

Public meeting for Kent County road projects

Drivers may soon experience more traffic backups on a busy Kent County corridor.

The Grand Valley Metro Council wants to resurface Alpine Avenue NW, between Leonard Street and just beyond 4 Mile Road NW.  The construction proposals for 2014 to 2017 also include adding turn lanes, resconstructing and resurfacing portions of  4 mile Road  NW between Fruit Ridge Avenue NW and Alpine Avenue NW.  The Metro Council has already posted a ma

Prepare for backups! MDOT releases 2013 project schedule

 

 (Michigan Department of Transportation) -- The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $100 million in the MDOT Grand Region in 2013 to improve 191 route miles of roadway and 25 bridges.

In addition, $93 million of statewide funding is planned for the construction of the new M-231 route and connections in Ottawa County. MDOT's Grand Region transportation system includes all I, US and M routes in the following eight counties: Ionia, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana and Ottawa.

  "There is much to be done and this year’s program strategically addresses maintaining our system and improving operations," said MDOT Region Engineer Roger Safford.

Check Out New Wyoming Parks & Recreation Brochure!

Check Out New Wyoming Parks & Recreation Brochure!

The Wyoming Parks and Recreation Summer Brochure is now available, and registration begins this Thursday. Available activities include cooking, fitness, concerts, music lessons, computers, sports, events, and park information. The online version of Summer Brochure is also available online.

Cast Your Monday Vote and Win Made In Michigan Products!

Cast Your Monday Vote and Win Made In Michigan Products!

Join us in celebrating Michigan products with the Made in Michigan Bracket Challenge. Click HERE to download the bracket.

Each day we'll have four matchups, one from each bracket, as we go through some of our great Made in Michigan products.

Free Seminar On Renovations Of Faith-Based Facilities

Free Seminar On Renovations Of Faith-Based Facilities

With the rise in renovations to faith based facilities in West Michigan, Elzinga & Volkers, based in Holland, is offering free seminar’s to those ministries who are looking to expand. There will be two seminars; May 2 in Caledonia and May 9 in Grand Rapids.

 

Elzinga & Volkers Offers Free Seminar on Designing and Funding Expanding Ministries

May 2: Caledonia – May 9: Grand Rapids

 

Wyoming iPad Class - March 19

Wyoming iPad Class - March 19

If you have an iPad, but not really sure how to use it, The Wyoming Senior Center is offering an iPad class next week. If you're interested, the class is March 19 - 21 from 9:30am-11:30am. The cost is $34 Residents, $54 Non-Residents.