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

January 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 map, collecting as many points as they can [...]

Rams wrap up successful 2014 , look ahead to more success in 2015

January 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Rams Varsity Hockey team closed out 2014 with an impressive Big Rapids Holiday Tournament championship the weekend of December 19 and 20 on the campus of Ferris State Univesity. On Friday, December 19 the Rams took the ice against Jackson Lumen Christi. After a scoreless first period, Lumen Christi opened the scoring early in the second period. It would be [...]

EAA B-17 Aluminum Overcast takes to the air for National Air Tour

August 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

‘Mission’ flights, ground tours in historic WWII bomber available The Experimental Aircraft Association’s restored B-17 bomber, Aluminum Overcast, returns to the Gerald R. Ford International Airport on August 16, 17 and 18. Known as the “Flying Fortress,” the B17 is one of the best-known military aircraft of the World War II era. The Aluminum Overcast is a [...]

Rockford graduate, Corey Waite, earns title “U.S. Marine”

August 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Area native Private Corey Waite, 18, earned the title “U.S. Marine” upon graduating from Marine Corps recruit training in San Diego, CA, on June 28, 2013. Waite enters into a proud, lifelong brotherhood composed of the select few men and women who have earned their place in the Corps’ ranks. Putting his recruit’s honor, courage and commitment to the test, Waite [...]

Mitchell “Mike” Lamb

August 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mr. Mitchell “Mike” Lamb, age 85, of Belmont, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Mike was born in Flint , attended Holly High School , joined the Merchant Marines, and celebrated his 16th birthday in Marseilles , France . After his days as a Merchant Marine, Mike joined the US Marines. For 20 years he worked for Mich-Con and then worked as a custodian for 15 [...]
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