Arts & Entertainment

Expanded National Night Out includes flavors of Rockford

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s National Night Out Tuesday, August 4, couldn’t have been any better. The weather was perfect, the turnout was teriffic and everyone had a good time. This year for the first time, Rockford closed off Bridge Street and allowed local merchants and restaurants to put up booths offering free samples. Attendees enjoyed a delicious cupcake display with the [...]

New Local Author Inks a Deal with Major Publisher

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s very own long-time resident and aspiring author, Kathryn Moore, signed a deal recently with Lighthouse Publishers of the Carolinas to publish her first novel. Three years ago, frustrated by the lack of family-friendly movies, Moore decided to try her hand at writing in hopes that one day her work could become wholesome fodder for the moving-making industry. [...]

Food and friendly faces featured at Chamber of Commerce events

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Claire Gusfreidi of the North Kent Community Services with Linda Southwick, Executive Director of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce. The Rockford Chamber of Commerce could change the name of the bi-monthly After Hours events to Talk and Eat, which would be an apt description. Maybe talk and eat and enjoy an adult beverage. Anyway, the events are held every-other month at a [...]

2015 Dirt Diggin’ Danes

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Grab your earplugs for a ground shaking, adrenalizing good time at the Dirt Diggin’ Danes Truck and Tractor Pull.   The event returns for its 7th year at the Montcalm County fairgrounds for the 51st Annual celebration of the Danish Festival. The event entails six different classes of machine drivers competing to see who has the most amount of power under their hood, [...]

The world already ended at Rosie’s Diner

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA Phil Sieb, producer of The Land of the Outlaws, is pictured in front of a set vehicle at Rosie’s Diner, where the potential movie pilot was being filmed August 4. A viral pandemic destroyed the world and wiped out half the population of the Earth. Technology is not only devastated, but actually outlawed. The remaining population survives by scavenging, [...]
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