Julia Poland Alexander Meyers –

Judy moved to Rockford in the mid 40’s and lived at 7980 Jericho Road with her husband Charles. Judy became well known in Rockford over the years working at Young Insurance as the office manager. She helped a lot of people through a lot of tough times, especially when tornadoes devastated a large amount of […]

North Kent Community Services and Meijer Partner to Provide Hunger Relief


Retailer’s Simply Give Food Pantry Donation Program
Campaign set to run through May 11   North Kent Community Services is proud to announce a partnership with Meijer this spring to provide much-needed hunger relief to local families through the Grand Rapids, Michigan based retailer’s customer-driven food pantry donation program, Simply Give. Each Meijer Simply Give campaign […]

Peer Outreach Program at RHS

By Katy VanCuren Associate Principal Several months ago Rockford High School Counselor Sarah Young presented an idea for a new program she thought would fulfil a need at our high school. She sensed that some students were struggling coming to adults in the building with their problems or issues. She knew that students are often […]

“winterkill”

  By John Raffel It’s that time of year when anglers need to keep an eye out for “winterkill.” The Department of Natural Resources points out that when the ice melts and the winds pick up, lakes and ponds go through a period called “turnover” when water turns over from top to bottom. In this […]

Obituaries

Obit-Gross, Robert

Mr. Robert Edward Gross of Sand Lake, Michigan, age 65, passed away into the arms of his Lord and Savior in the early morning of Saturday, April 11, 2015, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Edgerton, Michigan to Harold Dean and Alfrietta B. (Bradley) Gross on […]