Obituaries

Mr. Frank L. Maguire of Cedar Springs, age 87 went home to his Lord and Savior Friday, January 16, 2015. He was born to Frank and Letta (Lake) E. Maguire in Big Rapids, Michigan. Frank grew up on a farm the Big Rapids area. There was always work to do at home and he also worked […]

Arroway Self Storage has new owner

It was announced that local Rockford resident and businessman Roman Puchala has acquired Arroway Self Storage, located at 4121 14 Mile Road, from Ty and Donna Reminga. “What started as one building in 1987 grew to 11 buildings with over 43,000 square feet of storage space,” Ty said. “With regards to selling it, it was […]

Three rockford girls donate earnings to Helen DeVos

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Three Rockford friends got together and spent many hours making string bracelets to sell.  They sold them to friends and neighbors for $1.00 each.  They made $81.00 and then donated the money to the DeVos Children’s Hospital.  The picture I have attached was taken on the day they went to the hospital to present the […]

Congratulations to Crestwood Elementary Cub Scout Roman Lowery

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He was awarded the Super Achiever award on January 6, 2015.  Roman earned this special achievement by fulfilling all the requirements needed for all 20 Webelos badges. Roman will also receive the prestigious Arrow Of Light award in February, and then transition into Boy Scout Troop 228.  A job well done!

EAST ROCKFORD 6TH GRADER TO COMPETE IN NATIONAL PUNT, PASS AND KICK COMPETITION

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On December 7th, Isaac Toole, an 11 year old 6th grader at East Rockford Middle School, won the State Championship for the NFL’s Punt, Pass & Kick contest at Ford Field in Detroit.  Isaac’s score ended up being the best score in the nation and qualified him for the National Championship in the 10 and 11 […]