Safety tips you should know in case of a flood

Do you know what to do in case of a flood? Kent County has provided a flooding fact sheet with tips on what to expect and how to plan ahead for your response to a flood.

WKTV airs Spring HS Sports


Watch high school baseball and softball games on WKTV! All games air the night of taping at 10:30p.m. on Live Wire Comcast Channel 24. Then catch the rebroadcast on Saturdays at 11:00 am on WKTV Comcast 25 and AT&T U-verse 99. Wed 4/15  Softball  Godwin @ Lee/Thurs 4/16  Baseball  East Kentwood @Wyoming/Thurs 4/23  Softball  Rockford @ East Kentwood/Wed 5/13  Baseball  Lee @ Kelloggsville/Thurs 5/14  Baseball  Rockford @ East Kentwood/Wed 5/20  Baseball  Hudsonville @ East Kentwood


Wyoming Summer Jobs Available
Are you or someone you know looking for a summer job? We are currently taking applications for several seasonal positions with the City. Visit the City’s Job Postings page and submit your application and resume online.

To read more about City of Wyoming news, please check out the latest edition of The Wyoming Record.

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Donate Airline Miles to Make-A-Wish Michigan
April 16th, 2015 by Make-A-Wish Michigan

Trillions of airline miles go unused each year. Instead of letting them expire or using them for magazine subscriptions, those miles can easily be donated to change the lives of sick kids battling life-threatening illnesses right here in Michigan. This month, Make-A-Wish Michigan launched a month-long campaign – Give Wishes Wings – focusing on the unique and critical need Make-A-Wish has for airline miles. [Read More]

Kentwood Police Department Takes Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs on April 25, 2015
April 15th, 2015 by Cindy Stevens

On April 25, 2015, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, the Kentwood Police Department and the West Michigan Take Back Meds Program will give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Bring your pills for disposal to the Kentwood Police Department, 4742 Walma Ave SE, Kentwood, MI 49512. The Department cannot accept liquids, needles or sharp objects, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. [Read More]

Retiree’s Travelogue Explores all Seven Continents
The Fountain of Trevi in Rome.
April 15th, 2015 by Don Upp

A month or so ago, I was asked to write about my life during retirement with comments on places I might have traveled. During the conversation, I casually remarked that my wife and I had visited all seven continents. It was then suggested that I should write a series of articles on each of our trips. I said I would, and so started to review where and when and how each trip unfolded. [Read More]

How to Shop the Meijer 10 for 10 Sale
Penny Pincher says it's not impossible to get free stuff once you know how to use coupons.
April 14th, 2015 by Penny Pincher

You’ve probably seen it often enough – The Meijer buy 10 for $10 and get the 11th item FREE sale. Here are some tips on how to use it to your best advantage:
Mix & Match. You do not have to buy 11 of the same thing for the sale to be valid. Everything that is part of the 10 for $10 and 11th free sale can be mixed and matched [Read More]

April is Earth Month
April 14th, 2015 by Metro Health Staff

While Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22, at Metro Health, we’re committed to making every day Earth Day! We’re featuring activities all month long to help educate our community and demonstrate how even small changes can make a big difference for our environment.

Please join us for these great activities:

Community Clean Up Day – Friday, April 17, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. [Read More]

Smart Gardening Starts Now
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April 14th, 2015 by Janice Limbaugh

Any one who’s tried it knows that the beauty of gardening is seeing your hard work pay off with a bounty of colorful blooms or fresh vegetables for the dinner table. Whether your green thumb is seasoned or just slightly tinted, a successful growing season starts now with Smart Gardening.
What’s so smart about Smart Gardening as compared to ordinary gardening?
“Balance!” says Rebecca Finneran, a 28-year horticulture educator with the Michigan State University Extension program [Read More]

Runnin’ Rebels Encourages Teamwork and Camaraderie
Students run inside during the winter.
April 13th, 2015 by Tom Rademacher

Forget everything you’ve ever read or heard about the so-called “loneliness of the long-distance runner.”
At Lee High School, you’ll find a unique running club in full swing, an after-school fitness party where students and staff are invited to come together and embrace not only running, but the benefits of belonging to something greater than themselves.
It’s entitled the “Runnin’ Rebels” running club, the brainchild of David Britten, superintendent of the Godfrey-Lee School District [Read More]

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