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Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President One great source to gather information on what was happening in the Rockford school system is the newspapers put out by the students over the years. The earliest ones were called “Rockford Rocket”. Recently, I used two of the papers in researching some aspects of the school’s athletic history, but I also found other information that I [...]

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 [...]
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