Navigating your way to a successful business

We start small businesses for various reasons. For some it is the economic pressure to replace lost earnings from a job termination and a dismal outlook for being rehired. For others, it is a business concept they are passionate about and a belief it will serve a niche marketplace.  And yet others want to have […]

Waterfest to be held April 27th, “Save the Frogs Day”

Cannon Township will be hosting their annual Waterfest event at Townsend Park on Saturday, April 27, 2013, 8:00 a.m. until noon. A pancake breakfast will be served by the Cannonsburg Village Christmas Light Committee beginning at 8:00 a.m. The Historical Society will be selling baked goods. Cannonsburg Village Christmas Nature Discovery will take place from […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

by TERRY KONKLE President When my wife and I moved to Rockford in the summer of 1960, we soon found out about the Buena Vista Dairy Bar. Ice cream cones and malteds were part of our routine and as many readers know, the Buena Vista Dairy Bar building at the end of Lewis Street was […]

Michigan State Police celebrates 96 years

The Michigan State Police (MSP) celebrated its 96th anniversary during Michigan State Police History Week, April 14 – 20, 2013. “What started as a small cavalry of men has evolved into a complex, professional law enforcement agency responsible for not only general police investigative services and traffic patrol, but also forensic science services, statewide criminal […]

Three outstanding community members honored

The Rockford Lions awarded their highest honor, the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award, to three of their members. Lions Terry Kalemba, Tom VonEschen and Bob Winegar all received this recognition for the year 2012 to 2013. The fellowship award embodies the humanitarianism ideas consistent with the nature and purpose of Lionism. The three recipients serve as […]