Meijer games wins governor’s fitness award

The Meijer State Games of Michigan has been awarded the 2013 Extraordinary Event/Organization Award by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. This award recognizes organizations or events that encourage others to make healthy choices by teaching, volunteering, role modeling or other community involvement. In its fourth year, the Meijer State Games of […]

Mother’s Day eve – Engelbert meets Elvis

Don’t know what to get mom for Mother’s Day? Well, bring her down to the American Legion in Rockford this Saturday evening for a gift she’s not likely to forget for a very long time. That’s right. The American Legion is hosting the legendary Elvis tribute artist Mr. Curt Lechner. Curt has performed to sell […]

North Rockford Middle School Bands rated superior

On May 2, 2013, both the 7th grade Concert Band and 8th grade Symphonic Band from North Rockford Middle School traveled to Big Rapids High School to perform at the State Band Festival. Both received Superior Division I ratings as well as earning a Superior Division I rating from the sight reading judge. Sight reading […]

Grillapalooza a chance to sample, learn, listen

Top male choir in United States to be featured at Saturday event   Songs, samples, grills and grub will be found at the eighth annual Grillapalooza kick-off to the summer grilling season at Herman’s Boy, 220 Northland Drive in Rockford. Just as exciting, the event will be a chance to hear the number one-ranked United […]

RHS art students earn honors at Artfest

ArtFest

Senior art student Elise Schierbeek, received the grand prize in the Third Congressional District High School Art Competition, Artfest 2013. As the grand prize winner, Elise and the chaperone of her choice will be flown to Washington, D.C. to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremonies of the national exhibition, “An Artistic Discovery” on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. […]