Local students release salmon into Rogue River

After rearing more than 100 salmon eggs to fingerling salmon, you think kids from two different schools would be sad to see their fish leave their life of captivity and swim free. Instead, the day’s outing outside the classroom was an event of many smiles and a bit of splashing in the Rogue River as […]

YMCA offers fun options for kids this summer

The YMCA has plenty of options this summer to keep your kids active and having fun. Whether you put them in for one week or the entire summer, we have a diverse selection of camps and programs in a safe and caring environment. There are different locations as well between Howard Christensen Nature Center and […]

Grand Rapids’ version of The Amazing Race travels to Rockford

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The Grand Rapids Urban Adventure Race: Summer Edition will be held June 29, 2013 in Rockford. Racers will start and finish their adventure along the Rogue River in downtown Rockford, with over 30 miles of biking, canoeing, running, and Amazing Race-like challenges in between. Registration is now open. Two-person teams will set out from Garden […]

Early opening for Rockford’s Farm Market

Voted “America’s Favorite Farmers Market” in 2011, the Rockford Farm Market is not content to rest on its laurels. Bowing to vendor and customer demand the Market’s sponsor, the City of Rockford, has decided to open the 2013 Farm Market Season three weeks early. So, mark your calendars. This year the Rockford Farm Market will […]

100th Anniversary Celebrations of the Kent Garden Club

The Kent Garden Club (KGC) will celebrate its centennial celebration at the Women’s City Club (WCC) at the corner of Lafayette and Fulton on May 15, 2013. A play “Thanks for the Memories” commemorating many of the ground-breaking, community minded activities of these women will be performed by members in period appropriate clothing. The Kent […]