Items Tagged with 'Lowell'


Nonprofit opening 2 thrift stores

November 6, 2019
A nonprofit that serves homeless residents is opening two thrift stores in the area. Read More

Lowell puts road-repair funding on ballot

Officials decide income tax, not millage hike, is the way to go.

September 13, 2019
Lowell residents will be asked to consider a Nov. 5 ballot proposal allowing the city to collect an income tax in order to repair roads. Read More

Lowell biogas plant making electricity

Developer has a second anaerobic digester project near Coopersville.

February 13, 2015
If the lights seem brighter in Lowell this week, it might have something to do with FOG, or maybe salad dressing. Read More

More anaerobic digesters installed in West Michigan

Lowell will get electricity from farm and food-processing waste turned into methane gas.

August 1, 2014
Consumers Energy is planning to buy more renewable energy generated at four farms in West Michigan, while the city of Lowell soon will begin to tap into electricity derived from waste from a farm and a major food-processing plant there. Read More

Lowell Energy breaks ground on waste-to-energy facility

Anaerobic digester is part of energy center for the community.

March 7, 2014
The ground in Lowell may be frozen, but it still broke two weeks ago for a new facility that will provide sustainability for the city. Read More

Kent County falls into a real land deal

Acquisition would expand park in Lowell and complete preservation project.

November 8, 2013
The transaction may go down as the best land deal Kent County has come across in decades. Read More

Flour is King in Lowell

Production will start in King Milling’s new mill in November.

October 11, 2013
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) King Milling Co. will start production in its newest mill on its complex in November, bringing the total potential production capability at its Lowell facilities to 16,650 hundredweight of flour. Read More

Riverwalk Festival 2013 strolls into Lowell

July 10, 2013
The Lowell Riverwalk Festival will spill over downtown Lowell this Thursday through Saturday. Read More