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North Kent Community Services and Meijer Partner to Provide Hunger Relief

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Peer Outreach Program at RHS

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 more comfortable talking to same-aged peers [...]


April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

  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 case, residents might see some dead fish which [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President   Since the start of the Rockford Area Museum (RAM) project in 2012 until the present, many questions have been asked about various aspects of the positive adventure. Some queries concern the RAM while other questions deal with the Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS). The following statements should help readers with facts concerning [...]

Letter to the Editor

April 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Bottom line is this, if it’s determined that [the half acre in question is] part of the park, than we can not sell it. If it’s not determined that its ever become part of the park or dedicated for public use, than that’s when we’ll have Dick Went take a look at and give us an opinion on it.”   Later today, you will be asked to rezone [...]
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