McIntyre Builders Takes Home the Gold in the 2009 National Energy Value Housing Awards

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McIntyre Builders, Inc. of Rockford, was a gold winner of the 2009 Energy Value Housing Award (EVHA) presented by the NAHB Housing Research Center and sponsored by the US Dept. of Energy in Las Vegas, Nev. on January 19, 2009. The EVHA is the ‘s preeminent energy efficiency award honoring builders who voluntarily incorporate energy […]

Polish Tradition is as Close as Your Local Bakery

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Fat Tuesday time for paczki Filled with the traditional prune or with less “Old World” but more popular cherry, raspberry, custard cream cheese or blueberry, paczki is a taste of Poland that has in many ways been Americanized. Bostwick Lake Bakery owner Mike Moyer believes that the popularity of paczki would radically increase if people […]

The Kent Conservation District is Now Accepting Orders for its Spring Seedling Sale

The Kent Conservation District is taking orders for its spring seedling sale through March 31, 2009, for delivery on April 18 and 19, 2009. The funds generated by this sale are used by the Kent Conservation District to provide the county with a wide variety of conservation programs, along with educational and technical assistance to […]

Books for Pregnancy or Early Childhood Needed

A Grand Rapids program operated by the Salvation Army runs a home for young unwed mothers with the goal of supporting them through their pregnancy and helping them to stay in school. One need the program has is for new or gently used books on pregnancy, child care or for reading to young children. Rockford […]

Linscott Sentenced to 151 Months

Lack of remorse cited by judge Ann Marie Linscott, 49, of Rockford, Michigan, was sentenced on February 4, 2009, to 151 months of imprisonment for perpetrating a murder-for-hire scheme, announced U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan, Donald A. Davis, and Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, Lawrence G. Brown. Linscott […]