In Your Own Backyard – September 3, 2009

Sea lamprey control planned for Grand River, Crockery Creek, Rogue River U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to sections of Crockery Creek in Ottawa and Muskegon counties and the Rogue River in Kent County to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. The applications will be conducted between Aug. 31 […]

Rockford water polo passes first test

CUTLINE 2:  Junior goalie Pat Fase stops another shot.	Photo by GORDON PETERSON

Fans of high school water polo enjoyed two days of fast-paced action at the Rockford Invitational, August 28-29. Eight varsity boys teams, including seven of the state’s top 10, came to Rockford High School to test themselves in this early-season competition. The Rockford Rams, a perennial polo powerhouse, entered the event with some questions. They […]

Ram harriers win own invitational

On an unseasonably cool and gray day, the Rockford boys cross-country team opened their 2009 season with a dominant performance in winning the Third Annual Rockford Cross Country Invitational. Although the team acted as gracious hosts to the seven schools attending the meet, on the scoreboard the Ram harriers were anything but kind, as Rockford […]

Paws 4 Hope… day of family fun with your best fur friend

  Hope Community Church is celebrating the canine-human bond with a day of celebration on Sunday, Sept. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. Over a dozen events are aimed at families with sociable dogs up-to-date on shots and on a leash held by an adult. Prizes and trophies valued over $150 will be awarded in […]

Professional, juried art show to be held September 12

Enjoy the sights Visit Stacy Niedzwiecki, Rockford photographer, at Art in the Park on Saturday, September 12 at Rockford’s Art tn the Park at Garden Club Park (behind Arnie’s) in downtown Rockford from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Multi-media artworks—sculpture, jewelry, weaving and no crafts—will be available for viewing or purchase.