Local students graduate from WMU

Western Michigan University has announced the December graduations of students from Rockford and Belmont. From Belmont, Elizabeth Grace Bell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Student Integrated Curriculum. Jessica Marie Mooney graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communications. Alexis Nicole Tuffs received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accoutancy. Nathan A. […]

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Chamber offers area High School Seniors scholarship opportunity

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) wants to promote education in the local area. Each year the chamber offers area students the opportunity to vie for a $1,000 scholarship to further their education. The scholarship award may be used for public, private or community colleges, universities and specialized schools or training programs directly following the […]

Five Rockford instrumental music students were selected to be part of the 400 students chosen for this year’s Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s (MSBOA) All-State Bands.

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Five Rockford instrumental music students were selected to be part of the 400 students chosen for this year’s Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s (MSBOA) All-State Bands. Over 2,000 students auditioned for a coveted chair in the five instrumental ensembles: Middle School Band, Middle School String Orchestra, High School Band, High School Orchestra and High […]

Thank you to the City of Rockford for great service

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Despite the onslaught of many inches of snow last November and this early February, Rockford’s roads and parking spaces are surprisingly clear of snow. It isn’t the snow fairy removing snow but our people at the Department of Public Works with plows, backhoes and dump trucks working away. The DPW people plow the snow into […]