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2014 Media Releases

Date Title Issued By
December 29, 2014 Flu cases on the Rise in Kent County Health Department
December 29, 2014 Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Sheriff Department
December 24, 2014 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
December 23, 2014 Armed Robbery/Shooting Sheriff Department
December 18, 2014 Final Stages of Community Health Needs Assessment Health Department
December 15, 2014 Flu Cases Increasing in Kent County Health Department
December 11, 2014 Shop With A Sheriff – Cedar Springs Sheriff Department
December 8, 2014 New Addition to Sheriff Department K9 Team, K9 Sabre Sheriff Department
December 5, 2014 13th Annual Shop With A Sheriff, December 7, 2014 Sheriff Department
December 4, 2014 Personal Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
December 1, 2014 Larceny from Vehicles Sheriff Department
December 1, 2014 Burglary of Business Sheriff Department
November 24, 2014 Free, Walk-in Testing Opportunities in Recognition of World AIDS Day 2014 Health Department
November 24, 2014 House Fire Sheriff Department
November 20, 2014 Fraud Scam Sheriff Department
November 19, 2014 Holiday Online Shopping Safety Tips Sheriff Department
November 13, 2014 Winter Weather Reminders from Kent County Emergency Management Sheriff Department
November 13, 2014 Fatal - Honey Creek Ave Sheriff Department
November 12, 2014 Fatal Car Accident Sheriff Department
November 12, 2014 Citizen Recognition Award Sheriff Department
November 11, 2014 Update to Homicide Sheriff Department
November 7, 2014 Homicide | Supplement Sheriff Department
November 7, 2014 Undersheriff Jon Hess Selected for GE Executive Leadership Program Sheriff Department
November 4, 2014 Gaines Township Fatal House Fire - Update Sheriff Department
November 3, 2014 Cedar Springs Police Department Change of Command Ceremony Sheriff Department
November 2, 2014 Incident - Fire Investigation Sheriff Department
November 2, 2014 Injury Accident 148462-14 Sheriff Department
October 31, 2014 Halloween Safety Sheriff Department
October 28, 2014 Fugitive Arrest Sheriff Department
October 26, 2014 Personal Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
October 26, 2014 Bowne Township Fatal | Supplement Sheriff Department
October 24, 2014 CDC Issues Ebola Monitoring Changes Health Department
October 24, 2014 Rockford Public Schools Bomb Threat Sheriff Department
October 24, 2014 Hunting Death Update Sheriff Department
October 23, 2014 Homelessness Initiative teams up Kent County, Community Rebuilders Community Development & Housing Commission
October 22, 2014 Personal Injury Accident Sheriff Department
October 21, 2014 Hunting Death Sheriff Department
October 20, 2014 National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Health Department
October 15, 2014 Personal Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
October 14, 2014 Local Agencies, Hospitals & First Responders Meet to Discuss Ebola Outbreak Sheriff Department
October 14, 2014 Retail Fraud Investigation | Photo Sheriff Department
October 9, 2014 Homicide Update 10-9-14 Sheriff Department
October 8, 2014 Homicide Update Sheriff Department
October 8, 2014 Kent County Continues to Monitor Ebola Worldwide Health Department
October 8, 2014 Bank Robbery News Release - Updated Sheriff Department
October 8, 2014 Continuation of the PBB Study Health Department
October 7, 2014 Bank Robbery | Photo 1 | Photo 2 Sheriff Department
October 6, 2014 Personal Injury Accident Caledonia | Supplement Sheriff Department
September 29, 2014 Michigan Cancer Consortium Selects KCHD Supervisor to Board Health Department
September 29, 2014 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
September 26, 2014 Adopt-a-Thon Health Department
September 25, 2014 Health Department Awarded $2.18 Million Grant | Map | Notes Health Department
September 22, 2014 Business Break-ins Sheriff Department
September 19, 2014 Emergency Management & Preparedness Coordinators Division Reminds Residents to Be Prepared! Emergency Management &
Health Department
September 19, 2014 National Accreditation Health Department
September 11, 2014 Vehicle Pursuit Sheriff Department
September 11, 2014 Countywide Day Time Home Invasions Sheriff Department
September 11, 2014 Assault with intent to murder Sheriff Department
September 11, 2014 New Kent County Park Dedication Ceremony Health Department
September 11, 2014 Preliminary Tests Suspect West Nile Virus in Kent County Man Health Department
September 10, 2014 Assault w/intent to Murder Sheriff Department
September 9, 2014 Homicide Sheriff Department
September 8, 2014 Inmate Death Sheriff Department
September 8, 2014 Fatal Construction Accident Sheriff Department
September 8, 2014 Drunk Driving Fatality Arrest Sheriff Department
September 5, 2014 “Hope” Gets a Home: Dogs Removed from Suspected Hoarding Situation Getting Care, Finding Homes | Pictures Health Department
September 3, 2014 Tyrone Twp Fatal Crash | Supplement Sheriff Department
August 29, 2014 Public Service Annoucements - Prevent Bullying - Buckle Up & Drive Sober - School Bus Safety Sheriff Department
August 27, 2014 "Scratchers" pose health hazards Health Department
August 25, 2014 Update Assault Sheriff Department
August 24, 2014 Fatal Ultra Light Plane Crash Sheriff Department
August 22, 2014 Felonious Assault Sheriff Department
August 21, 2014 Group Effort Raises Hundreds of Dollars for Food, Supplies at Animal Shelter Health Department
August 20, 2014 South Clinic Dedication Ceremony Scheduled Health Department
August 19, 2014 Residential Burglaries Update Sheriff Department
August 18, 2014 Update on Dogs Removed from Suspected Hoarding Situation Health Department
August 15, 2014 Kent County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizens interested in serving the community
through appointment to various boards, commissions, and committees.
Board of Commissioners
August 12, 2014 Missing Person | Photo | Update Sheriff Department
August 11, 2014 911 Trouble Call Update Sheriff Department
August 7, 2014 Kids going back to school soon... Make sure to Vaccinate!!! Health Department
August 7, 2014 911 Trouble Call Sheriff Department
August 5, 2014 Attempted Murder Update Sheriff Department
August 2, 2014 Shooting Sheriff Department
July 31, 2014 Personal Injury Accident Sheriff Department
July 30, 2014 National Night Out | Flyer Sheriff Department
July 25, 2014 Breaking & Entering of a Business | Photo Sheriff Department
July 24, 2014 Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease on the Rise Health Department
July 19, 2014 Fatal Accident | Supplement | Update Sheriff Department
July 19, 2014 Fatal Accident | Update Sheriff Department
July 18, 2014 Kent County Program Recognized by National Association Health Department
July 15, 2014 Telephone Survey Begins this Week Health Department
July 15, 2014 Cyber Security Workshop Sheriff Department
July 10, 2014 Kenowa Hills Embezzlement Case KCSD 14-118855 Sheriff Department
July 10, 2014 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
July 8, 2014 Fatal Crash | Supplement Sheriff Department
July 7, 2014 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
July 3, 2014 Administrator Elected to National Leadership Role Kent County Administration
July 3, 2014 Indecent Exposure Sheriff Department
June 30, 2014 Fireworks Law & Safety Sheriff Department
June 27, 2014 Fireworks Safety Reminder Health Department
June 27, 2014 Missing Person | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Update Sheriff Department
June 26, 2014 Sheriff’s Department to Add Four School Resource Officers Sheriff Department
June 26, 2014 Hit & Run Accident Update (Car vs Horse) Sheriff Department
June 25, 2014 "Michigan Power to Thrive" Network Announcement Scheduled Thursday Health Department
June 25, 2014 Breastfeeding Bill Signed into Law Health Department
June 25, 2014 SBA Loans May Be Available for April Flood/Storm Damage Sheriff Department
June 25, 2014 Armed Robbery Update Sheriff Department
June 23, 2014 Armed Robbery Update Sheriff Department
June 22, 2014 Injury Accident | Supplement 1 | Supplement 2 Sheriff Department
June 20, 2014 Several Free Testing Opportunities in Honor of Tenth Annual National HIV Testing Day |Flyer Health Department
June 19, 2014 Nurse Family Partnership Celebrates Successes Health Department
June 18, 2014 Scammers Sheriff Department
June 16, 2014 Protect Against Whooping Cough Health Department
June 16, 2014 Felonious Assault Sheriff Department
June 13, 2014 Larceny by Conversion Sheriff Department
June 11, 2014 Trails to Memorialize Parks Foundation Supporter Kent County Parks Foundation
June 11, 2014 Be Heard! Take the Community Health Survey Today! Health Department
June 10, 2014 NEOGOV Makes Applying for County Jobs Easier For Applicants Human Resources
June 9, 2014 Fatal Crash Sheriff Department
June 8, 2014 Update Boating Accident Sheriff Department
June 7, 2014 Boating Accident Sheriff Department
June 3, 2014 Invasion of Privacy Sheriff Department
May 29, 2014 Car vs. Building | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 28, 2014 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 27, 2014 Shooting | Update Sheriff Department
May 23, 2014 Boating Safety Tips Sheriff Department
May 23, 2014 Ada Breaking & Entering Sheriff Department
May 21, 2014 Fatal One Car Crash | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 21, 2014 Kent County Business Break-ins Sheriff Department
May 21, 2014 Stolen Vehicle, Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property, Breaking and Entering a Building and Malicious Destruction of Property covering several Counties Sheriff Department
May 19, 2014 Fatal Motorcycle Crash Update Sheriff Department
May 18, 2014 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 18, 2014 Death Investigation | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 18, 2014 Fatal Motorcycle Crash | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 17, 2014 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 16, 2014 Unpasteurized Milk Products Hazardous To Your Health Health Department
May 15, 2014 Missing Person Caledonia Township | Photo | Second Update Sheriff Department
May 14, 2014 State Investigates E. coli O157 Illnesses in Kent, Other Counties Health Department
May 8, 2014 Agri-Business Work Group Developed for Kent County Board of Commissioners
May 8, 2014 Veterans Millage to be Considered Board of Commissioners
May 6, 2014 In Custody Death-Kent County Correction al Facility Sheriff Department
May 4, 2014 Boating Accident | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 | Update Sheriff Department
May 3, 2014 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 2, 2014 American Jail Association Award | Photo 1 | Photo 2 Sheriff Department
May 2, 2014 Pedestrian Accident Sheriff Department
May 1, 2014 2014 Food Safety Awards from the Kent County Health Department Health Department
April 24, 2014 Kent County Credit Ratings 2014 Administration
April 24, 2014 Medawar Jewelry/Tappers Jewelry Second Update Sheriff Department
April 23, 2014 Medawar Jewelry/Tappers Jewelry Update Photo 1 - Photo 2 - Photo 3 - Photo 4 - Photo 5 - Photo 6 - Photo 7 Sheriff Department
April 23, 2014 Property Damage Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
April 23, 2014 Armed Robbery Sheriff Department
April 22, 2014 National Health Survey Underway in Kent County CDC
April 22, 2014 Kent Area Narcotics Enforcement Team News Release Sheriff Department
April 20, 2014 Unidentified Cyclist | Photo | Update Sheriff Department
April 17, 2014 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month Health Department
April 17, 2014 Fatal Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
April 15, 2014 Michigan Recycling Council Has Voice from Kent County Pubic Works
April 14, 2014 Missing Person | Update Sheriff Department
April 14, 2014 Emergency Management Assessing Damage, Monitoring Forecasts Sheriff Department
April 11, 2014 Fatal Crash | Supplement Sheriff Department
April 10, 2014 Attempt Larceny of Mail Sheriff Department
April 9, 2014 Inmate Death Sheriff Department
April 9, 2014 Personal Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
April 8, 2014 Bunnies and Chicks are not recommended Easter Gifts Health Department
April 5, 2014 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
April 4, 2014 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
April 4, 2014 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
April 4, 2014 Personal Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
March 28, 2014 Cold Case Team Solves 13 Year Old Homicide Sheriff Department
March 27, 2014 Patrick Szymczak Selected for District Six Commissioner by Kent County Board |Patrick Szymczak Board of Commissioners
March 27, 2014 Kent County Health Department and Medical Examiner Investigate Child Death Health Department
March 27, 2014 Missing person - Byron Township | Photo | UPDATE Sheriff Department
March 26, 2014 Kent County Holds Tight to 16th in Michigan in Annual Health Rankings Health Department
March 25, 2014 Kent County’s Corporate Counsel Daniel Ophoff to Retire Administration
March 25, 2014 Update - Narcotics Investigation Sheriff Department
March 25, 2014 Verizon Store B&E Sheriff Department
March 25, 2014 Burglaries Sheriff Department
March 24, 2014 Business Break-ins Sheriff Department
March 14, 2014 KALE Charity Hockey Event Sheriff Department
March 13, 2014 KCHD Releases 2013 Community Health Improvement Plan Report Health Department
March 13, 2014 Foxy the Puppy has a New Home Health Department
March 11, 2014 Stomach Illness on the Rise in Kent County Health Department
March 10, 2014 Inmate Death Sheriff Department
March 5, 2014 Narcotics Investigation Sheriff Department
March 3, 2014 March is National Nutrition Month Health Department
February 27, 2014 Mandy Bolter Appointed for District Five Commissioner by Kent County Board Board of Commissioners
February 25, 2014 Snow + Frozen Ground = Flooding Threat??? Sheriff Department
February 25, 2014 Cannonsberg Road Fatal Crash Sheriff Department
February 24, 2014 Correction to Serious Accident in Oakfield Twp Sheriff Department
February 24, 2014 Personal Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
February 20, 2014 Sheriff's Annual Award Ceremony Reminder Sheriff Department
February 19, 2014 New Deputy Health Officer Named in Kent County Health Department
February 17, 2014 Annual Awards Ceremony Sheriff Department
February 16, 2014 Roll Over Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
February 15, 2014 Car vs. Building Sheriff Department
February 14, 2014 Search Warrant Sheriff Department
February 13, 2014 Recycling on the Rise in Kent County Pubic Works
February 13, 2014 Pilot Program in Kent County District Court Could Save Court Time, Reduce Jail Overcrowding District Court
February 13, 2014 Michael Wawee, Jr. Resigns from Kent County Board of Commissioners |Commissioner Wawee Statement Board of Commissioners
February 13, 2014 Fifth Flu-Related Death Reported in Kent County Health Department
February 12, 2014 Dog Left in Trash Receives Second Chance, Thanks to Kent County Animal Shelter, BluePearl Health Department
February 10, 2014 Steve Heacock Appointed to Gerald R. Ford International Airport Board Board of Commissioners
February 9, 2014 Missing Person - Wilson - Photo - Truck1 - Truck2 - Dog - Update Sheriff Department
February 9, 2014 Missing Person - Adkinson - Photo - Update Sheriff Department
February 3, 2014 Kent County Commission Chairman Names New Leader For Legislative and Human Resources Committee Board of Commissioners
January 31, 2014 Kent County Health Department Receives State Accreditation with Commendation Status Health Department
January 31, 2014 CERT Training available for Community Volunteers Sheriff Department
January 31, 2014 Winter Storm Watch Raises New Safety Concerns Sheriff Department
January 30, 2014 Dinner Meetings Scheduled so You can Tell Us How to Make Kent County Healthy Health Department
January 29, 2014 Dog Licensing Easier than Ever in Kent County Health Department
January 28, 2014 Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Prompt Health and Safety Concerns Sheriff Department
January 27, 2014 Fourth Flu-related Death in Kent County Health Department
January 27, 2014 Minor PI Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
January 23, 2014 Sandi Frost Steensma Stepping Down from Kent County Board of Commissioners Board of Commissioners
January 23, 2014 Diane Jones Appointed for District Four Commissioner by Kent County Board Board of Commissioners
January 23, 2014 Kent County Homeless Veterans, Families Benefitting from Federal Housing Assistance Program Community Development & Housing Commission
January 23, 2014 2014-2018 Parks, Trails and Natural Areas Master Plan Adopted by Kent County Commissioners Parks Department
January 16, 2014 Flu-related Deaths in Kent County Health Department
January 10, 2014 Event Flyer - Race, Culture and Health: Perspectives on Underage Substance Use Event Invitation Health Department
January 9, 2014 Reminder: Deadline Approaching to File for New Tax Exemption Bureau of Equalization
January 9, 2014 January is National Radon Action Month Health Department
January 8, 2014 Cancellation of Inmate Visiting at the Kent County Jail | Update Sheriff Department
January 3, 2014 Protects Yourself, Loved Ones from Bitter Cold Health Department
January 3, 2014 Flu Cases Rising in Kent County Health Department
January 3, 2014 Cold Temps Tough on Pets, too! Health Department