Summerfest is back again at the Izaak Walton League!

                The local Dwight Lydell chapter of the IWLA invites the public for a day of fun outdoor activities on their 39 acres at 5641 Myers Lake Ave. On Saturday the 22nd, from 10:00 to 3:00 there will be kayaks and fishing on the pond for kids, plus […]

History and economic stimulus combine in downtown car show

Back to the Bricks likely a repeat event for Rockford By BETH ALTENA The beauty and charm of Rockford in winter was instrumental in the successful event which took place Friday, June 7 in downtown. Organizer Charles SeKrenes visited our town during one Ice Festival weekend and fell in love—with Rockford. He proposed making Rockford […]

Algoma Little League holds groundbreaking ceremony

Saturday June 8, 2013 Algoma Little League held its ground breaking ceremony for the addition of two new baseball fields. These new fields will be used for Algoma Little League T-Ball and Machine Pitch teams. The fields will be located along side the Jr. Baseball & Minor/Major baseball fields. Currently they have been using temporary […]

Spring cleanup and new amenities for the White Pine Trail

Friends of the White Pine Trail’s Chairman Dave Heyboer has provided the following update on spring repairs to the trail, some new amenities and volunteer opportunities that the public is welcome to take part in. The trail is in good condition and has been swept again as there has been a lot of droppings from […]

Back To The Bricks comes to Rockford Friday

Flint-born economic stimulus plan a fun ride across historic Michigan By BETH ALTENA What began nearly a decade ago in Flint as a way to stimulate spending and celebrate the historic richness of the automotive industry has become an annual event that is rolling into Rockford for the first time Friday, June 7. Back To […]