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Rockford’s Mackenzie Vallad Signs with Cornerstone University

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mackenzie Vallad saw her dreams come true when she made it official and signed to play both softball and volleyball at Cornerstone University. On Tuesday, February 3, at 3:00 P.M. in the Ram’s Den at Rockford High School, Mackenzie signed the official papers to play softball at Cornerstone with Coach Jim Farrell present. The room was filled with family, fellow Rockford [...]

More about Beekeeping!

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

The more bees, the more fruit and honey! The Izaak Walton League will be hosting a Beekeeping program on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 2:00 to 3:30. Jamie Sansone from the Aquinas College Beekeeping Club will be leading the presentation, with time for questions and discussion about the basics and newer methods. As honeybee populations ran into trouble in recent years, more [...]

Local students graduate from WMU

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Battle of the Books Champions!

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Battle of the Books Champions!Congratulations to Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary fifth graders: Sami Benoit, Will Dani, Emily Dietrich, Noah Marsiglia, Daniel Ostoin, Liam Prins, Henry Ripple and Jimmy Sylvester for winning the Battle of the Books competition in Rockford on Friday, January [...]

Chamber offers area High School Seniors scholarship opportunity

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 student’s [...]
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