Rockford student an international star with trumpet

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA Pure talent will take you far. According to professional trumpet instructor Gregg Good, a recent Rockford homeschool graduate who has been taking lessons from him for years, Brent Proseus, has pure talent, but also all the other trappings of a top player. “He grew up in a culture of music and he has kept his life in balance,” Good described. Proseus is [...]

National Night Out bigger than ever Tuesday, August 4

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rockford Public Safety Officer Ian Graham is excited to announce a first for Rockford’s annual National Night Out Tuesday, August 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. This year the regular line up also includes five local restaurants who will offer something (yet to be decided) but will sure to be a hit. Uccello’s, Corner Bar, Herman’s Boy, Ramona’s Table and Rogue River Tavern [...]

Rockford sculptor’s art to grace new outlet mall

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA Fans of Rockford sculptor Steve Anderson may not know him by face or in person, but people visiting Rockford can hardly not see the results of his work. Perhaps most visible are the fish at the Rockford dam. Large, abstract, gleaming and clean of line, they undoubtably add to the charm of our riverfront setting. Likewise, the Rockford ram at North Rockford [...]

Antique tractor display new at Montcalm Heritage Festival

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

A display of antique tractors will be new to this year’s 29th annual Montcalm Heritage Festival, July 30 through Aug. 1 in Heritage Village on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus. Members of the Old Iron Antique Tractor Club will have a variety of antique tractors on display from local owners during the three-day event. A glider demonstration by Brent [...]

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford 5K Run/Walk & Kids for Kids K

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 17th Annual Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford 5K Run/Walk & Kids for Kids K is taking place on Saturday August 15th in downtown Rockford. Each year thousands of spectators, participants, friends and families fill the streets of Rockford all with the hope of finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. They come together to support Parent Project MD, a non-profit [...]
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