Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President Progress continues on our new museum project. In the last couple of weeks we have completely emptied the “Burch Room” at the old museum and moved the contents to the research areas in the new building. A group of tireless volunteers did much of the work with “Two Men and A […]

Feeding the Hungry at North Kent Community Services

During the year, many parents are comforted knowing that their children are receiving hot and healthy meals at school each day thanks to government programs. What happens when the children come home for the summer? Parents who are working hard to make ends meet often have a difficult time providing needed food for their children. […]

Summer reading program at Belding Library

Monday, June 17, marked the official start of the Summer Reading Program at the Alvah N. Belding Memorial Library featuring stories, music and crafts. Children of all ages were treated to a special surprise visit from Fire Chief Greg Moore and his fire engine from the Belding Fire Department, and Officer Marce Cooper and her […]

Local companies give back to veteran with free car

“She worked hard and got a job, she earned her degree, she went back and earned her master’s degree.” Richard Mcdonald, Heath Care for Homeless Veterans counselor, was speaking of Elaine, a former Marine Corps servicewoman who received a very special thank you at the Rockford American Legion post on Wednesday, June 12. Mcdonald said […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President One of the responders to the last “Nugget of Rockford History” question was one of my favorite people Zell Gill. Her answer was not correct, but her comments were more important than an incorrect answer. She said “One of the things I really enjoy about the questions is that they bring […]