RPS to unveil artificial turf at Ted Carlson Stadium

Rockford Public Schools (RPS) will formally dedicate its new artificial turf multi-purpose field on Thursday, September 3, 2009, at the football home opener against Holt. Voters approved the project as part of the district’s 2008 bond issue. After carefully studying artificial turf options, district officials contracted to install a Mondoturf Eco-fill field. This cutting-edge turf […]

Rockford girls varsity water polo earns gold Academic All American honors

Eight players earn Academic All State honors Rockford High School girls water polo Head Coach Al Reickard recently announced that eight players on the varsity team were honored as Academic All State players. To qualify, the individual players had to be sophomores with a nonweighted grade-point average (GPA) of 3.75 or higher. Those honored include […]

Surprise 80th birthday party planned

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Drop by and say hello if you know renowned fisherman John Kaiserlian as he is treated to a surprise birthday desert on sunday, July 12 from 1-5 p.m. at his home, 8824 Algoma Avenue. You may know John from his many years fishing at the Rockford dam.

MVA 15 Black team wins national title

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Three local girls bring home medals Two-year-old club, Michigan Volleyball Academy (MVA) finished their winning season by sending several teams to the annual Junior Volleyball Directors Association tournament in Louisville, Ky. The MVA 15 Black squad won club-level national titles. Coached by Brian Netzler, the MVA 15 team defeated Union (Ind.) 15 in three games, […]

Classifieds – July 9, 2009

HELP WANTED Maintenance position, property management experience required. Full-time with benefits. Snowplowing experience required. Please fax resume to (616) 784-3691 or e-mail to NPropLTD@aol.com. EOE.      b28 ______________________ MA, clinical/clerical experienced, PT, Plainfield Allergy Clinic. We offer work-life balance in a positive team setting with respect for the individual. FAX resume to (616) 988-8512.      b28 ______________________ […]