New Baltimore police chief joins LaFontaine for 9/11 ceremony

New Baltimore Police Chief Tim Wiley traveled to Lansing today as the guest of state Rep. Andrea LaFontaine for the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and recognition of all first responders in the state. “I was honored to have Chief Wiley stand with me…

State Rep. Dave Pagel (left) attends the third annual 9/11 ceremony held by the Michigan House of Representatives along with Lt. Dave Francis of the Berrien Springs/Oronoko Fire Department.

Pagel, local firefighter take part in House ceremony honoring 9/11 anniversary

The Michigan House of Representatives today conducted a ceremony to honor the eight military members and first responders from Michigan who lost their lives in the line of duty in the past year. The ceremony also commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. “These brave men and women made the ultimate sacrifice in…

Pscholka to hold office hours this Saturday in Bridgman

State Rep. Al Pscholka invites residents to coffee hours this Saturday to ask questions and discuss state concerns. Coffee hours will be on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8 to 9 a.m. at Olympus Restaurant, 9735 Red Arrow Hwy., Bridgman. No appointment is necessary to meet with Pscholka. For more information, residents can contact Pscholka toll-free…

Glardon invites longtime local police officer to state Capitol for 911 ceremony

Rep. Ben Glardon today stands with Owosso Police Officer Mike Ash in the state Capitol rotunda. Glardon invited Ash to a special House session honoring first responders on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The ceremony also honored first responders and members of the military who gave their lives in the…

Lauwers invites local police officials to state Capitol for 911 ceremony

Rep. Dan Lauwers today stands with Clay Township Police Chief Donald Drake, at left, and township Detective/Lt. Michael Koach in the state Capitol rotunda. Lauwers invited Drake and Koach to a special House session honoring first responders on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The ceremony also honored first responders and…

Johnson welcomes Secord, Evart firefighters to House 9/11 ceremony

Firefighter Carrie Shaver and Fire Chief Fred Shaver of the Secord Township Fire Department with Rep. Johnson. Chief Shane Helmer of the Evart Fire Department with Rep. Johnson. Fire Chief Fred Shaver and Firefighter Carrie Shaver of the Secord Township Fire Department, and Chief Shane Helmer of the Evart Fire Department joined state Rep. Joel…

Local officials attend 9/11 ceremony with Rendon

 Russell Strohpaul, Jr., Grayling fire chief (left),  and Kirk Wakefield, Crawford County sheriff (right), joined state Rep. Bruce Rendon for the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and recognition of all first responders in the state. Rendon participated in the ceremony by delivering the opening…

Local fire chiefs join Victory for 9/11 ceremony

Allendale Township Fire Chief Michael Keefe and Georgetown Township Deputy Fire Chief Doug Poolman traveled to Lansing today to join state Rep. Roger Victory for the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and recognition of all first responders in the state. “It was an honor…