Link considered between Luton Park with White Pine Trail

By BETH ALTENA Mountain bikers welcome—Rockford’s reputation as a prime community for biking may soon become even more envious. The townships of Courtland and Cannon have proposed a three-community collaboration to create a bicycle trail between Luton Park in Cannon Township through parts of Courtland Township and meet the White Pine Trail in downtown Rockford. […]

Rockford rider turns passion into compassionate undertaking

Bikers ride length of state to help others By BETH ALTENA Most people drive their car to work, to the store, to run errands, and take the easy availability of transportation for granted. Rockford resident Todd Stelma has made it his mission to help those who, for whatever reason, do not have the convenience of […]

Easton Foundations’ archery center breaks ground

The West Michigan Archery Center and Algoma Township are happy to announce the official groundbreaking of their Olympic-style archery center on July 8th at 6pm. This unique project is the culmination of over 4 years of public, non-profit, and private cooperation. The project has a storied history, with beginnings at the Rockford Sportsman’s Club. The […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle-President   In the last month a lot of work has been done on both the old and new museums. Let’s consider the old location first. At this point all of the Burch Room has been moved including everything on the walls. One of the two basement rooms has been cleared and about a […]

Adventure Race showcases Rockford while supporting charity

You can see these boys who are fetching water for their families in Masaka Rwanda, often walking miles each day to the river and left with no choice but to drink the contaminated water as is.

By Andy Hughes Running, canoeing, and biking are familiar sights in Rockford’s scenic downtown . . . but never quite like this. The Grand Rapids Urban Adventure Race took over Rockford on Saturday as hundreds of adventurous participants scattered to several parks and trails throughout the community. Each two-person team travelled by foot, bike, and […]