Rockford football loses a treasured piece of the program

Bruce Turner was about as behind the scenes as it was possible to be when it came to his contributions to the athletic programs at Rockford High School. He was rarely seen or heard but his efforts kept the Rams on the cutting edge of video work over the past 25 years. That incredibly valuable […]

FREE CHILDREN’S DENTAL CLINIC

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 6th, 2015 Give Kids a Smile is a national day of donated dentistry endorsed by the American Dental Association and designed to bring dentistry to underserved children in their communities. Give Kids a Smile is one way the dental profession is responding to oral health issues among our nation’s poorest children. In the […]

Over 800 Confirmed Cases of Flu in Kent County

GRAND RAPIDS – The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) has received 813 reports of influenza confirmed by rapid tests by health care providers this flu season. Nearly 17% of people visiting emergency departments in Kent County last week were suffering from influenza-like illness. This is the highest percentage tracked by KCHD since the H1N1 Influenza […]

Largest winter adventure race in U.S. to take place in Rockford!

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The Michigan Adventure Race: Winter Edition will be held February 7, 2015, at Camp Roger in Rockford. Registration is now open. Last year’s race drew 300 participants, making it the largest winter adventure race in the U.S. Two-person teams will set out at 9:30 am, running through the woods to hidden checkpoints pre-marked on a […]

Obituaries

Mr. Gerald Milton Cole aged 82, passed away Saturday January 3, 2015. Gerald returned to Grand Rapids just two weeks ago after fulfilling his lifelong dream of living in Sagola for the last 25 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Elizabeth Cole; brother, James Cole; sister, Helen Ferguson; and father-in-law, […]