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Look who is turning 100!

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Bertha Hockeborn Norman, lifelong resident of Rockford, MI, will be achieving this milestone in her life on August 16, 2015. We would be honored if you could help us celebrate her special day by participating in a Card Shower! Wishing Bertha a happy birthday through a letter or a card would definitely brighten her day! Please send cards to P.O. Box 346, Rockford, MI [...]

Kent County Sheriff Department is now accepting applications

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for their fall Citizen Police Academy.  The academy will run September 10, 2015 – November 19, 2015. Classes meet once a week for eleven weeks. Classes are held on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. The last session of the Academy is graduation. Classes are held at the Kent County Sheriff’s Office 701 [...]

Simon – Hough Engagement

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jerry and Lee Hough of Rockford, MI announce the engagement of their son, Matt to Betsy Simon, the daughter of Fred and Maureen Simon of Remus, MI. Matt graduated from Rockford High School in 2002 and then attended Baker College. He is employed with Shape Corporation in Grand Haven as their Prototype Coordinator. Betsy graduated from Chippewa Hills High School in 2004 and [...]

Mel and Beverly Wood celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mel and Beverly (Powell) Wood were married 60 years ago on June 17, 1955. They were Rockford High School sweethearts and graduates and raised their family in Rockford. They were treated to a home cooked celebration dinner by daughter Debra Napieralski. Their other children are Renee (Bob) English and Doug Wood. They are also loved by 10 grandchildren and 14 great [...]

Celebrating fifty years of golf at L.E. Kaufman

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Celebrating fifty years of golf at L.E. Kaufma“No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways.   A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer’s mind.” ~ Tom Watson If you live in West Michigan, chances are you are just a few minutes from a golf course. But few have been able to survive the [...]
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