A Place for Every Child – Preschool Options through Rockford Public Schools

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by LISA JACOBS, Executive Director Rockford Community Services Childhood is an amazing time in the life of a human. Everyday, learning is the primary activity. Preschool provides an excellent opportunity to enhance that learning. Through a preschool experience, children are better prepared to make the transition to the formal school setting. In a quality preschool, […]

Local Student Wins National Fraternity/Sorority Competition

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For the second year in a row, two St. Cloud State University students received first place in the Order of Omega Case Study Competition. Patrick Patterson, who is pursuing a master’s degree in higher education administration, received the award along with senior Kari Dahl of St. Cloud. Patterson is the son of Dale and Mildred […]

Bertsch Named to Dean’s List

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Thomas Bertsch, a 2008 graduate of Rockford High School, has been named to the Central Michigan University Dean’s List for the fall semester. His proud family includes parents Larry and Diann Bertsch and brother Michael, all of Rockford.

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May (White) Whittall

May (White) Whittall, aged 100, of Rockford went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on February 25, 2009. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Guy C. White; her second husband, Wayne Whittall; and her son, Jack D. White. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy A. and John Goller; her son, […]

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John Scott Lenartz

John Scott Lenartz, “Johnny Rotten,” age 48, passed away on Monday, February 23, 2009. He went home to be with his dad, Joseph Lenartz Jr. Also preceding John were his grandparents, aunts and uncles. Survivors include his parents, Doris (Lenartz) and Harold Olsen of Ocala, Fla; siblings, Jodean Lenartz (Deana, Dan and Andrea), Robin Anderson […]