Grand Rapids, MI — March 27, 2015 — March is Social Worker Month, April is Occupational Therapy Month, and May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. To celebrate, Comprehensive Therapy Center holds a coloring contest. The winners are students who receive social work, occupational therapy, and speech therapy in the sixteen area schools where ancillary […]

White Insurance Agency Earns Prestigious Five Star Agency Award from Fremont Insurance

Rockford, Mich., April 15, 2015 – Fremont Insurance, a Michigan-exclusive property and casualty insurance carrier, announced today that the White Insurance Agency has been named as one of the company’s Five Star Agency award winners. “Congratulations to the entire White Insurance Agency team on achieving this recognition, we appreciate and value their partnership and we […]


Obit-Bouma III #19

Dr. Hessel “Bud” Bouma III, aged 64 of Grand Rapids, died Saturday, May 2, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Hessel and Cornelia Bouma; infant brother; sister, Penthea; mother-in-law, Myrtle Cooper and brother-in-law, George Cooper. Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Ruth Bouma; their children, Christopher, Brian (fiancé Katherine Kandell), Amy, and Laura […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President The Rockford Area Historical Society Newsletter was mailed last week to all of our members. It is called “Power House Post” and, as often happens, it was six pages of positive reading. The Newsletter has information about the society along with much about area history. Traditionally, a section called “A Word […]

United Bank is proud to be the new sponsor of the successful Rogue River Blues Series.

Steve and Tammy

The Blues Series is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Once again, United Bank has shown its strong community spirit to ensure the success of this event for years to come,” says Michael Young, City Manager.   Area residents have enjoyed the Blues Series in downtown Rockford since its beginnings in 2003. […]