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 […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President When I presented a “Nugget of Rockford History” question two weeks ago asking for the name of the school that Rockford High met the most times in our hundred years of football, I did not expect that most of a column would be devoted to the answer. I heard from many […]

Blood drive at NRMS will save lives

The Rockford High School Interact Club is hosting a blood drive at North Rockford Middle School on Wednesday, June 26 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm for Michigan Blood. According to coordinator Rebecca Avella, a Rockford High School student, summer is a time of high need and low donations of blood. “The summer blood drive is […]

Local businesses team up to keep the Rogue River beautiful

Volunteers needed for the June 8 event   Wolverine Brand and Rockford Footwear Depot will sponsor a community effort to keep the Rogue River banks free of trash and other debris on Saturday, June 8 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Rockford Footwear Depot (235 N Main St, Rockford, MI.) “Whether used for fishing, kayaking, […]

Rockford youth joins the “Brotherhood of Eagle Scouts”

A Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Court of Honor was recently held in the sanctuary of Rockford United Methodist Church (RUMC) to recognize a 17-year old Rockford youth for achieving the highest rank attainable in Boy Scouting – the rank of Eagle Scout. A large gathering of family, friends, fellow Scouts from Rockford’s Troop 264, […]