Gift to Children With Hairloss

Morgan Kraus before haircut.

GIVING FROM THE HEART-Seven-and-a-half year old, Morgan Kraus wanted to do something kind for other children not as fortunate as herself. She recently had her hair cut at Accent Hair Salon in Rockford and donated it to the Children With Hairloss organization. Morgan is a student at Lakes Elementary and the daughter of Brian and […]

Krause Memorial Library says good-bye to staff member

A FOND FAREWELL—The library staff wore black to show they were in mourning of Pat Rosloniec’s (second from right) departure.

The staff at the Krause Memorial Library all wore black in honor of Patricia Rosloniec’s last day on Friday, May 15. Pat has worked at the KDL library for 11 years, part of which has been as the circulation manager. Rosloniec has transferred to the Cascade library branch where she will manage their circulation.

Algoma Township dedicates memorial park

DEDICATED—Representative Tom Pearce speaks during the dedication service.

by JUDY REED The old Swedish Baptist church was remembered Monday, when Algoma Township, in conjunction with the Algoma Township Historical Society, dedicated a memorial park where the church once stood. The park, located on Grange Avenue, south of 13 Mile, is at the Algoma Township Cemetery, across from the current Algoma Baptist Church. The […]

Rockford takes second in World Odyssey

TOP OF THE WORLD—The North Rockford Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team took second place in their division, topped by a Singapore team by five points.

Teams have returned from their trek to Iowa May 27-30, 2009. Making the trip with the five Rockford representative teams, were 850 other teams, from the United States, and over 13 countries. Rockford placed the highest of the Michigan teams, bringing home a trophy and silver medals for their second place finish, topped by Singapore […]

Horse shooting investigated

The Kent County Sheriff Department is currently investigating an incident were a horse was shot and killed.  The incident occurred on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 in the 800 block of Buth Dr NE, which is in Plainfield Township. The Sheriff’s Department is searching for anyone who may have heard gunshots or seen suspicious subject(s) […]