Bike tour rolls into Rockford this Thursday

STOP AND SAY HI—To your former teacher. Or to 600 bike riders who will roll into Rockford on the last leg of a seven-day ride. Bonnie Lindke, Rockford teacher for 34 years (right) will be among riders.

They will have seen 335 miles of beautiful Michigan scenery by the time their seven day son the road are done. On Thursday, July 16, an approximated 600 bike riders will roll into our town for a camp out at North Rockford Middle School before finishing their ride. Barry Culham, organizer for the 18th annual Michigander […]

Maghielse after hours a tour and a mystery

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  Now is a great time to invest in real estate, and on Monday, July 13, Steve and Denise Maghielse showed off a recent investment of their own. The building at 117 Courtland is the newly remodelled office of Maghielse & Company and was the location of July’s Rockford Chamber After Hours. In a short […]

Campout combines fun, community

Members of the Webelo den, (l–r) Michael Fox, Jim Woodard and Jason Andrus, prepare a flag for retirement.

  Crestwood’s Cub Scout Pack 3285 finished their Pack year with an overnight campout at Camp Roger in May. The event, attended by 26 Scouts plus their adult partners, combined skill-building, community service, teamwork and adventure into a fun-filled weekend.   For many of the kids, this was their first time camping. Younger Scouts stayed […]

Letters – July 16, 2009

Facts, figures not reported Dear Editor, I am in full agreement with Neil Blakeslee’s letter a couple weeks back in which he chastised local media for not keeping citizenry properly informed. Sorry to do this, but I have to also add to the criticism. When are we residents going to see some news that is […]

Rockford lawmaker selected ’09 Henry Toll Fellow

Pearce eligible to attend national leadership conference State Rep. Tom Pearce is one of 40 state leaders from across the nation selected for the prestigious Toll Fellowship Program on Sept. 12-17, sponsored by the Council of State Governments. The annual week-long seminar helps develop leaders from all three branches of state government by offering programs […]