Letters to the Editor – July 23, 2009

Tragedy averted at crosswalk  Dear Editor, I doubt these young teens will read this, but perhaps their parents will. I saw two kids walking south to the corner of Fremont and Division streets. I waited for the traffic light to turn green, and then started to turn. These kids abruptly started walking right in front […]

Classifieds – July 23, 2009

HELP WANTED Receptionist: immediate part-time opening for a front desk position at a busy Rockford law office. 16-20 hours per week. Legal office experience would be a plus. Please send resume to: Attn: Office Manager, Blakeslee, Fry & Scales, 240 Northland Dr., Rockford, MI 49341 or fax resume to “Attn: Office Manager” at (616) 866-3866.      […]

International musician to play at Grill One Eleven

Enjoy the music of internationally known Dana Cooper right here in Rockford on Tuesday, July 28. In a free concert starting at 8 p.m., Cooper will perform at Grill One Eleven, 111 Courtland Street, downtown Rockford. The singer/songwriter has wowed audiences throughout the U.S. and Europe recently with tunes from his newest album, “Made of […]

Armed robber holds up local credit union

Lake Michigan Credit Union

by BETH ALTENA “It isn’t against any law to go into a bank with a helmet on, but it certainly should be a red flag for tellers,” said Kent County Sheriff Lt. Kevin Kelley. The Sheriff’s Department, assisted by task force members from the Grand Rapids office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are […]

Sun, fun and sand in store at Score for third Volley for Mitchell

SEE YOU THERE—Mitchell Peterson, center, has inspired a town to rally around him. Volley for Mitchell is a third-year fun fundraiser and everyone is invited. Visit www.volleyformiitchell.org to find out more or to sign up.

Sun and fun and the new sand courts at the Score Restaurant and Sports Bar, 5301 Northland Drive, is the site of this year’s Volley for Mitchell. In its third year, this event is open to all, and organizer Pete MacGregor would like to see more teen teams sign up. Middle school and high school […]