Jennifer Lauren Marmo and Shawn Douglas Fletcher were married on September 6, 2014 at Noto’s Old World Italian Dining in Grand Rapids, MI. Jennifer is a 2001 graduate of Rockford High School. The parents of the bride are Michael and Jean Marmo of Rockford, MI. The mother of the groom is Barbara Fletcher from Bristol, VA. The Maid of Honor was Kristen Veenstra and the Best Man was Joey Hale. The couple currently reside in Phoenix, AZ.



Carolyn DeHaan, went into the hands of her Lord Saturday, January 24, 2015. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Frank D. Foster and daughter, Kathleene J. Fletcher. She is survived by her loving husband, Sidney DeHaan; his children, David (Carol) DeHaan, Randy (Linda) DeHaan; her children, Frank (Kathy) , Steve (Vera), Brian (Mary) […]


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


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 […]