Rockford to Take Next Step in School Improvement

by JULIE DEVEREAUX, Principal Meadow Ridge Elementary The North Central Association (NCA) is the largest accrediting association that monitors schools in the United States. It is a non-governmental voluntary membership association of schools. To sustain membership in NCA, schools must meet both membership and improvement criteria annually and engage in continuous school improvement that focuses […]

Wagen

Mr. Richard "Dick" Wagen

Mr. Richard “Dick” Wagen, age 75, of Rockford was taken home to Heaven by the angels on Thursday, February 12, 2009. Dick grew up in Harbor Springs and at the age of 17 he accepted Christ. He played football while attending Harbor Springs High School, and met Grace Halter there. They were married in August […]

Main Street – February 19, 2009

How deep? As of the other day more than 99 inches of snow had fallen locally and it’s only the middle of February. Eight feet of snow – it’s not a record but it seems like enough for one year. No wonder Florida attracts so many Michigan snow birds. Check-up One day after a man […]

Rockford Register – February 19, 2009

Events of Interest in the Area Jan. 1 – Feb. 28 Lego/K*Nex Challenge – Build a design with Lego or K*Nex pieces and display in at Krause Memorial Library. All participants will receive certificates. All ages welcome. Designs accepted from January 1 through February 28 at the library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. For more […]

Think Outside the Box

Dear Editor, Many thanks to Mike McIntosh for his words of wisdom in the Rockford Squire regarding changes near the downtown area of Rockford with the closing of the tannery and possible rezoning of a portion of north Main Street. The Rockford Planning Commission certainly has many tough decisions to make as it shapes the […]