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2015 Media Releases

Date Title Issued By
December 30, 2015 Kent Count Interdepartmental Collaboration Benefits Residents / Keeps Employees Safe | Photo 1 Health Department
December 28, 2015 Kent County Solid Waste Surcharge Public Works
December 27, 2015 Kent County Emergency Management regarding the Winter Storm Watch Sheriff Department
December 26, 2015 Death Investigation Sheriff Department
December 24, 2015 Fatal ORV Crash | Supplement Sheriff Department
December 23, 2015 Last Meeting as Chair for Commissioner Dan Koorndyk Administrator's Office
December 17, 2015 Call to Action to Reduce, Treat Inmates with Mental Illnesses Administrator's Office
December 17, 2015 Commissioners Approve Adding Circuit Court Judge, Staff Administrator's Office
December 17, 2015 Airport Transfer Agreements Approved by Kent County Board of Commissioners Administrator's Office
December 17, 2015 Major Grants and Donations Help Develop Parks Administrator's Office
December 14, 2015 Animal Shelter Sets Adoption Record! | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 Health Department
December 11, 2015 Suspicious Situation Sheriff Department
December 7, 2015 Shooting/Death Investigation Sheriff Department
December 7, 2015 Kent County Animal Shelter to Shatter Adoption Record Health Department
December 5, 2015 Armed Robbery | Photo 1 | Update Sheriff Department
December 4, 2015 Shop With A Sheriff Sheriff Department
December 3, 2015 Labor Agreements Approved Administrator's Office
December 2, 2015 Update - Unarmed Robbery Sheriff Department
December 1, 2015 Nationally known breastfeeding expert brings unique message to Kent County | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 | Photo 4 | Photo 5 Health Department
November 30, 2015 Kent County Fiscal Services Receives Award Administrator's Office
November 29, 2015 Injury Crash Wolverine/10 Mile | Supplement Sheriff Department
November 28, 2015 Unarmed Robbery 160393-15 | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 Sheriff Department
November 27, 2015 Armed Robbery Arrest Sheriff Department
November 24, 2015 World Aids Day - Free Testing at KCHD Health Department
November 23, 2015 Fatal Crash - 3116 Alden Nash Ave NE | Supplement Sheriff Department
November 21, 2015 Shooting Sheriff Department
November 19, 2015 Kent County Board of Commissioners Approves 2016 Budget Administrator's Office
November 19, 2015 Marijuana Dispensary Investigations Sheriff Department
November 19, 2015 Great American Smokeout Health Department
November 18, 2015 Winter is Coming - Prepare Today! Sheriff Department
November 18, 2015 Home Invasions Sheriff Department
November 10, 2015 Accidental Death | Accidental Farm Death Update Sheriff Department
November 10, 2015 Death Investigation Sheriff Department
November 10, 2015 UPDATE: Missing Solon Township Man Located Sheriff Department
November 9, 2015 Missing - Solon Township Sheriff Department
November 5, 2015 County Agreement with Experience Grand Rapids Approved Administrator's Office
October 30, 2015 Press Release Serious Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
October 29, 2015 Car Larcenies/Garage Break Ins - Alpine/Plainfield/Algoma Sheriff Department
October 29, 2015 Deputy & EMT Save Man From Overdose Sheriff Department
October 26, 2015 National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Health Department
October 26, 2015 Injury Crash - 108th/Hanna Lake Sheriff Department
October 23, 2015 National Family Violence Apprehension Detail Sheriff Department
October 22, 2015 Protect yourself from the Flu! Health Department
October 22, 2015 KCHD News Release Health Department
October 20, 2015 Armed Robbery Plainfield Township Update - Suspect Sheriff Department
October 16, 2015 Armed Robbery - Panacea Massage Plainfield Twp Sheriff Department
October 14, 2015 15-152018 News Release - Human Remains Sheriff Department
October 13, 2015 Meetings Scheduled to Review Federal Grant Request Community Liaison
& City of Grand Rapids
October 12, 2015 Discovery of Human Remains -
Correction on the location of the remains. They were on the NORTH side of M-6 not the south side as stated in the original release.
Sheriff Department
October 11, 2015 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
October 7, 2015 Car vs. Building Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
October 3, 2015 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
October 1, 2015 Kent County Health Department Shuts Down Suspected Illegal Tattoo Operation
Free HIV Testing Offered for Former Clients
Health Department
September 28, 2015 Shingles Vaccinations Free for Those who Qualify - Photo Health Department
September 27, 2015 Personal Injury Accident / Alcohol Investigation | Supplement Sheriff Department
September 27, 2015 Shooting Sheriff Department
September 26, 2015 Missing Adult Person Courtland Twp. Kent County - Photo 1 | Photo 2 Sheriff Department
September 24, 2015 Kent County Board of Commissioners Appoints Airport Authority Board Board of Commissioners
September 24, 2015 Kent County Commissioners Approve Deal to Protect Vulnerable Adults Impacted by State Budget Cuts Administrator's Office
September 23, 2015 Farm Tractor Accident Algoma Township | Supplement Sheriff Department
September 23, 2015 Business Burglary Sheriff Department
September 18, 2015 Local Cancer Centers and Nonprofits Join Forces for Annual West Michigan Coalition for Breast Health Conference Health Department
September 17, 2015 FREE CATS, Spayed/neutered, Microchipped, Vaccinated and Ready for a New Home!
Cat Photos
Health Department
September 11, 2015 Unique Demonstration to Raise Awareness About Infant Mortality Health Department
September 9, 2015 September is National Preparedness Month Sheriff Department
September 8, 2015 Suicide Prevention Month Health Department
September 6, 2015 Update-Suspicious fire at Walmart Sheriff Department
September 5, 2015 Suspicious Fire | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 | Photo 4 | Photo 5 Sheriff Department
September 4, 2015 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
September 4, 2015 IT Team Receives International Recognition Administrator's Office
September 4, 2015 Fiscal Services Awarded Administrator's Office
September 3, 2015 Unlicensed Body Art Investigation Health Department
August 28, 2015 Proposals Received for 82 Ionia Administrator's Office
August 27, 2015 Seeking Input from Residents | Survey | Survey Spanish Community Development
August 26, 2015 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
August 26, 2015 Missing Person - Update Sheriff Department
August 26, 2015 Armed Robbery Sheriff Department
August 26, 2015 Go Cart Accident Sheriff Department
August 24, 2015 Assault Sheriff Department
August 20, 2015 Pursuit Sheriff Department
August 20, 2015 Armed Robbery Sheriff Department
August 19, 2015 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
August 18, 2015 Suspicious Situation/Possible Attempt Abduction Sheriff Department
August 18, 2015 Kent County Changing Battery Collection Program Board of Public Works
August 17, 2015 Missing Person Update 15-140035 Sheriff Department
August 17, 2015 Boards and Committees Need YOU! Board of Commissioners
August 14, 2015 Missing Person | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 Sheriff Department
August 14, 2015 Bank Robbery | Photos Sheriff Department
August 14, 2015 Grant Funding Sought for Regional Economic Vitality, Safety Kent County &
the City of Grand Rapids
August 14, 2015 New Partnership Improves Kent County Animal Shelter for Adopters & Cats Health Department
August 14, 2015 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
August 13, 2015 Kent County Changing Battery Collection Program Recycle Kent
August 12, 2015 Fraud Sheriff Department
August 12, 2015 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
August 11, 2015 Kent County Celebrates 25 Years of Recycling | Photo 1 | Photo 2 Board of Public Works
August 10, 2015 Huge family event this Saturday, Family Fiesta | Spanish | English Flyer | Spanish Flyer Health Department
August 7, 2015 Seeking Input from Residents Housing & Community Development
August 4, 2015 Personal Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
July 30, 2015 Personal Injury Accident Sheriff Department
July 30, 2015 Power outage in Comstock Park Area Sheriff Department
July 30, 2015 West Nile Virus found in Kent County! | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 Health Department
July 30, 2015 Lock it or Lose It Campaign, Plainfield Township Sheriff Department
July 24, 2015 Assault by Strangulation Sheriff Department
July 23, 2015 Car Larcenies Sheriff Department
July 23, 2015 Cyber Exercise News Release Sheriff Department
July 21, 2015 Update Missing Person Case Sheriff Department
July 17, 2015 Heat Alert Health Department
July 13, 2015 Mail Fraud Sheriff Department
July 8, 2015 Sheriff Department Awards Ceremony Sheriff Department
July 7, 2015 Pursuit Sheriff Department
July 6, 2015 Personal Injury Accident | Supplement 1 | Supplement 2 Sheriff Department
June 30, 2015 Kent County Puts 82 Ionia NW on the Market Administrator's Office
June 29, 2015 Fatal accident Summit/ North of 14 Mile Rd. | Supplement Sheriff Department
June 26, 2015 Bomb Threats Sheriff Department
June 26, 2015 Kent County Animal Shelter reduces fees to free shelter space for July 4th Health Department
June 26, 2015 Kent County Recycling Center Service Fee Board of Public Works
June 26, 2015 Kent County Clerk’s Office Prepares for Same Sex Marriage License Requests Kent County Clerk's Office
June 23, 2015 Training Exercise-Crestwood Middle School Sheriff Department
June 23, 2015 Northern Exposure Exercise Sheriff Department
June 22, 2015 "Project 616" to Graduate Shelter Dogs Health Department
June 20, 2015 Fatal Accident Sheriff Department
June 18, 2015 Promotions to Captain Sheriff Department
June 18, 2015 Rockford Public Schools Bomb Threats Sheriff Department
June 17, 2015 Media Alert - News Conference Sheriff Department
June 17, 2015 Kaufman Celebrates Fifty Years of Golf! Parks Department
June 15, 2015 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
June 12, 2015 First West Nile Case Found in Michigan for 2015 | Photo 1 | Photo 2 Health Department
June 12, 2015 KCSD Narcotics Investigation/Arrest Sheriff Department
June 12, 2015 Northern Exposure Exercise/Media Invitation Sheriff Department
June 12, 2015 Promotion to Chief Deputy Sheriff Department
June 10, 2015 National HIV Testing Day Events Health Department
June 10, 2015 EMBARGOED: Stuffed Tiger to be "adopted" Health Department
June 8, 2015 Rethink Drinks Health Department
June 2, 2015 Promotion to Undersheriff Sheriff Department
June 2, 2015 KCHD tracks Festival of the Arts - PHOTO OP Health Department
June 1, 2015 Benefit for WIC recipients also helps local farmers and growers | Photo 1 Health Department
May 29, 2015 KCHD staff named to USDA advisory position. Health Department
May 29, 2015 Vulnerable Adult Abuse Sheriff Department
May 29, 2015 Helicopter Crash Sheriff Department
May 27, 2015 Academic Health Department Health Department
May 26, 2015 Canine Flu Update Health Department
May 21, 2015 Fatal Accident Pine Island Dr / Indian Lakes | Update Sheriff Department
May 19, 2015 Fatal Accident | Update Sheriff Department
May 19, 2015 Healthy & Safe Swimming Week Health Department
May 18, 2015 Service Dog Eye Exams Scheduled Emergency Management
May 18, 2015 Governor proclaims May Postpartum Awareness Month | Governor Rick Snyder’s Proclamation Sheriff Department
May 13, 2015 Byron Township Gas Station Robbery | Photo | Update Sheriff Department
May 13, 2015 Fraud Scam, Prepaid Credit Cards Sheriff Department
May 12, 2015 Godwin Heights Basketball Team to be Recognized Board of Commissioners
May 12, 2015 Vehicle Pursuit Sheriff Department
May 12, 2015 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 9, 2015 Motorcycle / Car Accident in Gaines Township Sheriff Department
May 7, 2015 Get out. Get moving. Get the Golden Shoe. | Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 | Photo 4 | Photo 5 | Photo 6 | Photo 7 | Photo 8 Health Department
May 6, 2015 Pursuit | Update Sheriff Department
May 4, 2015 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
May 1, 2015 Credit Card Fraud Case | Photos Sheriff Department
May 1, 2015 Undersheriff Hess Retirement Announcement Sheriff Department
April 28, 2015 Suicide Attempt by Inmate Sheriff Department
April 28, 2015 Community Leaders to be Honored Thursday Board of Commissioners
April 24, 2015 Robbery | Photo Sheriff Department
April 24, 2015 West Michigan Law Enforcement Collect Medications Sheriff Department
April 23, 2015 Seventeen Years of Fiscal Fitness!! Board of Commissioners
April 23, 2015 Third Annual Food Safety Award Winners Announced Health Department
April 21, 2015 Kent County Emergency Management Exercises Planned Health Department
April 21, 2015 Educational Exercise: Dangers of Drunk & Distracted Driving Sheriff Department
April 15, 2015 Behavior Risk Factor Survey Finds Health Advantages, Concerns for Kent County Residents Health Department
April 13, 2015 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Sheriff Department
April 10, 2015 Community Screening Scheduled for Documentary The Raising of America Health Department
April 8, 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness Month | The Hunting Ground Documentary Health Department
April 7, 2015 Severe Weather Week is Approaching Sheriff Department
April 3, 2015 Fatal Accident 115446-15 | Supplement Sheriff Department
March 30, 2015 Give Toys - Not Bunnies and Chicks - for Easter Sheriff Department
March 30, 2015 Breaking & Entering / Pursuit Sheriff Department
March 26, 2015 Car/Bicyclist Hit & Run Sheriff Department
March 24, 2015 New Veterans Services Office Dedication scheduled Thursday Administrative Office
March 23, 2015 Business Break-in - Alpine Township Sheriff Department
March 22, 2015 Pursuit Sheriff Department
March 21, 2015 Gaines Township Assault Sheriff Department
March 20, 2015 Community Screening & Conversation | Raising of America Health Department
March 20, 2015 Kent County Volunteer Community Emergency Response Team Training Emergency Management
March 19, 2015 Fraud/Police Impersonator Sheriff Department
March 18, 2015 New Marketing and Communications Manager for KCHD | Photo1 | Photo2 Health Department
March 14, 2015 Stabbing Sheriff Department
March 14, 2015 Fatal Accident Update Sheriff Department
March 13, 2015 Fatal Accident Byron Township | Supplement Sheriff Department
March 12, 2015 Fraud Complaint Sheriff Department
March 8, 2015 PI Accident 6 Mile/ Baumhoff Ave NW Sheriff Department
March 6, 2015 Minor Traffic Accident involving Deputy Sheriff Department
March 5, 2015 Fathers Get Support during Conference in Grand Rapids Healthy Kent
March 5, 2015 Fraud Scam involving IRS Sheriff Department
March 5, 2015 The Longest-Running Law Enforcement Hockey Game in Michigan Sheriff Department
March 5, 2015 REMINDER: Only a few spots left for Reverse Trade Fair!!! Purchasing Department
March 4, 2015 Missing Person Update | Updated Picture of Missing Person Sheriff Department
March 3, 2015 Missing Person | Photo Sheriff Department
March 2, 2015 TOMORROW: Healthy Kent Winter Summit! Health Department
February 26, 2015 Delta Dental Foundation Donation Helps Expand South Clinic Health Department
February 25, 2015 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
February 23, 2015 Update to Friday's Measles News Release Health Department
February 20, 2015 Homicide - East Lansing Police Department - Photo 1 | Photo 2 Sheriff Department
February 20, 2015 Child being tested for Measles Health Department
February 19, 2015 UPDATE: Armed Robbery, McDonalds Caladonia Township - Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3 Sheriff Department
February 18, 2015 March of Dimes Grant Health Department
February 15, 2015 Armed Robbery, McDonalds Caladonia Township Sheriff Department
February 15, 2015 Car vs Train Crash | Supplement Sheriff Department
February 12, 2015 Extremely Cold Weather in the Forecast Sheriff Department
February 10, 2015 Challenges for Blind & Visually Impaired Explored During Upcoming Workshop | Flyer Health Department
February 10, 2015 Missing Person - Photo | Update Sheriff Department
February 7, 2015 Missing Kayaker - Fatal Boating Accident Sheriff Department
February 6, 2015 Business Breaking & Entering | Photo1 | Photo2 Sheriff Department
February 6, 2015 Cost to Recycle Televisions Results in Program Changes in Kent County Board of Public Works
February 5, 2015 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Health Department
February 4, 2015 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
February 4, 2015 Deputy Paul Barquist Sheriff Department
February 4, 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment Finds Health Priorities Health Department
January 29, 2015 School Bus Accident Sheriff Department
January 29, 2015 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
January 27, 2015 8th Annual Kozminski Memorial Basketball Games Sheriff Department
January 27, 2015 Injury Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
January 27, 2015 Update to Robbery Sheriff Department
January 25, 2015 Fatal Accident | Update | Supplement Sheriff Department
January 25, 2015 Larceny of Snow Plows Sheriff Department
January 23, 2015 Armed Robbery Sheriff Department
January 22, 2015 Kent County Board Approves New Site for Veterans Affairs Offices Administrative Office
January 21, 2015 Women Rescue Two Pups from Extreme Cold; Previous Owner Could Face Charges Health Department
January 20, 2015 Car Versus Bus Accident Sheriff Department
January 20, 2015 New State Requirement Regarding Waivers for School Vaccinations Health Department
January 20, 2015 Reverse Trade Fair Comes to Grand Rapids Michigan Public Purchasing
Officers Association
January 19, 2015 Plane Crash Investigation Sheriff Department
January 19, 2015 Car Versus Pedestrian Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
January 18, 2015 Fatal Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
January 16, 2015 Car/Pedestrian Accident | Supplement Sheriff Department
January 15, 2015 Report: Kent County Leads Nation in Employment Recovery for Large Counties Administrative Office
January 13, 2015 Winter Weather Prompts “Shoveling Snow Angels” into Action - Photo1 - Photo2 - Photo3 - Photo4 Sheriff Department
January 12, 2015 Kent County is Recognized by National Readiness Program Health Department
January 8, 2015 Flu May Have Contributed to Recent Deaths Health Department
January 6, 2015 Personal Injury Pedestrian Accident Sheriff Department
January 6, 2015 Board of Commissioners Meeting for 2015 - New Commissioners Board of Commissioners
January 5, 2015 Protect Yourself in Cold Weather Health Department
January 5, 2015 UPDATE Armed Robbery / Suspect Photos - Photo1 - Photo2 - Photo3 - Photo4 - Photo5 Sheriff Department
January 2, 2015 Test Your Home for Radon: January is National Radon Awareness Month Health Department
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