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Continental Dairy Products New Plant Staffing

Continental Dairy Products New Plant Staffing

Coopersville-based Continental Dairy Products will hold a job fair on Wednesday, November 2nd from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm in Coopersville at 708 O'Malley. The new state-of-the-art milk processing plant will be looking to hire 47 new employees. The open positions include:

Great Pumpkin Growing Contest

Great Pumpkin Growing Contest

Saturday, October 29, 2011, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Attention - all FFA members, 4H youth, amateur gardeners, hobbyists, and farmers of all ages! Register at the Coopersville Hardware & Farm Services located at 364 Main Street, on the DAY OF THE EVENT! $2 entry fee for kids and $5 for adult. You must keep a growth log in pounds or inches and must provide the name of the pumpkin seed planted.

Call (616) 997-7173 to volunteer to help!

1st place- $100.00
2nd place-$50.00
3rd place -$25.00

Painting and Carved Pumpkins displayed at the Coopersville Farm Museum on October 29, 10am - 2pm. Kids party at the Farm Museum from 1pm-2pm

Visit http://www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org/ for additional information.

Coopersville 49, Spring Lake 35

COOPERSVILLE (WZZM) -- Spring Lake Lakers (6-2) at Coopersville Broncos (3-5).

Coopersville upsets Spring Lake tonight with a 49-35 victory.

Coopersville Farm Museum - Jam Night

Coopersville Farm Museum - Jam Night

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us at the Coopersville Farm Museum on the first and third Tuesday of each month for good music, good friends, and good times at Jam Night. Come and perform, jam along, or sit back in the crowd and enjoy the music. Acoustics only please. This is great fun for the whole family. Call the Coopersville Farm Museum with any questions.

$4.00 per person, Museum members and children 12 and under are FREE!

Visit www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org for additional information.

Coopersville Chamber Breakfast - End of Year Tax Panel

Coopersville Chamber Breakfast - End of Year Tax Panel

Thursday, November 17th

Arrival:  7:00 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.
Networking: 7:15 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Program:  7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Cost:  $12 Member/$18 Future Member
RSVP here by Monday, November 14th

The end of the year is quickly coming upon us.  Learn about new programs and changes with your taxes from some of our West Michigan Tax and Financial Planning Experts.  Plenty of time for Q & A and discussion will be included in this event.

Speakers and Topics:

Dan Feldt, Spoelman, Hovingh & Feldt - Current Tax Issues

Ed Aho, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management - Year end Tax Considerations for Your Investments

Peter Ross on chase: 'You could smell the gunpowder'

COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) -- WZZM 13 reporter Peter Ross and photojournalist Tony Love went out to find the police chase of two bank robbery suspects, which ended with the deaths of the suspects and Walker Police Officer Trevor Slot.

Here is Peter's account:

Photojournalist Tony Love and I were headed west on I-96 when we saw a single police car go by very fast in the eastbound lane. We figured that might be the chase we were looking for, so we got off on the 8th Avenue exit, turned around and tried to follow that police car.

In my rear-view mirror I saw dozens of police cars racing at us.  We pulled over and stopped to try to get some video.  In the process, we saw a whole caravan of cars and the blue vehicle they were chasing zoom by.

Witnesses see police chase suspects through Coopersville

COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) -- The police chase of two Ravenna bank robbery suspects went through Coopersville, surprising people who saw the speeding vehicles pass through their community.

Two women inside the Shell station at Randall and East Street in Coopersville saw the caravan of police cars coming fast down the road, and went outside to see what was happening.

They say, first, the SUV carrying the bank robbery suspects came speeding past -- almost hitting a customer pulling into the gas station.

The suspects' vehicle then made a 90 degree turn on right turn on Randall with a line of police cars following close behind.