Teen behind Rockford schools terror threats caught

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA The possibility of up to 20 years in prison, over $130,000 in restitution and expulsion from Rockford Public Schools faces a 16-year-old Belmont student responsible for various threats against individuals and the student population at Rockford Public Schools. The student caused authorities to spend more than 2,500 hours and $130,000 in resources leading to [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Terry Konkle – President Let’s start with a “Nugget of Rockford History” four part question. Each part consists of two things and readers are asked to decide which of the two occurred first in Rockford history. So, number your paper from one to four and put down the letter (either A or B) of the earliest thing. Contact me by e-mail at tnjkonkle@hotmail.com or [...]

Striving to Serve

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Michael Cisler – Pastor, North Kent Bible Church I have found recently that no matter how busy we find ourselves at our house we still have time for entertainment like watching television, playing Candy Crush, or spending time on social media. One of the results of being a follower of Jesus is an involvement in service. If Jesus is our example for life then we ought [...]

Mel and Beverly Wood celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mel and Beverly (Powell) Wood were married 60 years ago on June 17, 1955. They were Rockford High School sweethearts and graduates and raised their family in Rockford. They were treated to a home cooked celebration dinner by daughter Debra Napieralski. Their other children are Renee (Bob) English and Doug Wood. They are also loved by 10 grandchildren and 14 great [...]

Recreation creation survey for plan update

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cannon Township is currently working on an update to its five-year Recreation Plan. As part of that process, they are looking for input from the residents. You will find the survey on the Cannon Township website at www.cannontwp.org. There is a link to the survey under “Breaking News” on the homepage. Cannon Township Trail Over the past ten years, Cannon has been [...]
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