NRMS students honor Rockford officers, troopers


Event during National Law Enforcement Recognition Week   Rockford North Rockford Middle School shop students have spent a good part of the year 2015 thinking ahead to National Law Enforcement Recognition Week and how to tell our local first responders, detectives and local law enforcement leaders how proud we are of them. At a ceremony […]

A million stories behind every Relay

pic from Cindy

  This year’s Relay for Life in Rockford, with the theme of superheroes, had plenty of examples. Here Page, 9 months with sister Alison Casey and mom Sarah, are enjoying the start of Relay for Life 2015. Sarah said Alison asked if she could wear her superhero dress. They were from Team Rogue River Crossfit. […]

Rotarians, students team up for success

2015 STRIVE Group

Rockford Rotary is in its eighth year of a mentoring program at Rockford High School. The program is called STRIVE (Students Taking Renewed Interest in the Value of Education) and it links Rockford Rotarians and Friends of Rotary with high school seniors who are completing their graduation requirements with the goal of inspiring them with […]

Rep. Afendoulis on special roads committee New House panel to address infrastructure funding issues

State Representative Chris Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township, was appointed this week to serve on the newly formed committee tasked with seeking solutions for Michigan’s infrastructure needs. House Speaker Kevin Cotter earlier this week announced the creation of the seven-member, bipartisan House Committee on Roads and Economic Development. “I look forward to working with my colleagues […]

Western Golf Association Awards Full Housing and Tuition Scholarships to 41 Michigan Caddies

Western Golf Association Awards Full Housing and Tuition Scholarships to 41 Michigan Caddies   GOLF, Ill (May 14, 2015) – An elite group of 41 caddies from across Michigan will be attending college this fall as recipients of the prestigious Chick Evans Scholarship, a full, four-year housing and tuition college scholarship awarded to golf caddies […]