Reds celebrates third anniversary with big thank-you to West Michigan

When it comes to clichés, food is often a common subject matter. “The proof is in the pudding… the cream rises to the top… fine as wine… taken with a grain of salt… that’s icing on the cake…” Fortunately for West Michigan, and specifically Rockford residents, many of these sayings ring particularly true with respect […]

Birthdays – August 8-14

8th Paul Blakeslee, Pam Bylsma, Chuck Dubois, Mary Ann Ziomkowski   9th Pauletta Benedict, Lucas Western   10th Avis Baird, John Danielski, Jeremiah Eckert, Michael Heintz, Loren Welch   11th Rachael Hone, Claire Polasek, James Preston   13th Art Kronemeyer, Polly Von Eschen   14th Audrey Cavner, Frank Furman, Katie Mawby

Main Street by Roger Allen publisher – August 6 2009

  Health Care Insurance The debate over health care and who pays for it boggles the mind. It’s pretty well agreed that our system needs an overhaul and the future could be worse. The U.S. is the only developed country that has no comprehensive health insurance for its people. Not only that, we have the […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – August 6, 2009

  Should the government be in charge of our health care? I think it’s time that we discuss the new health care reform initiative that is working its way through Congress. Most of us will agree that our health care system has problems, and those problems have to be addressed. Most of us will agree […]

Road rage causes rollover on 131

by MITCH HARVATIN Road rage contributed to a rollover accident on U.S.-131 south of 12 Mile Road on Friday, July 31 around 2:17 p.m., according to a Michigan State Police report. “They threw two McDonald cups at me,” said Bruce Huntley of Grandville, driver of the vehicle that rolled. Huntley said “I couldn’t see, and […]