Third annual Labor Day Duathlon off and running

By John Hogan Duathlon fever is starting to grip the normally quiet Village of Cannonsburg as preparations hit full-stride for the third annual Labor Day event. “I’ve never been in a Duathlon, but it’s what a lot of people are talking about,” said Dave Kaechele, co-host of morning radio’s Andy & Dave show on WFGR […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President I am sure many readers have memories of moving their possessions from one location to another. Lots of things happen and the emotions involved with the moving process can be quite interesting. This has been the case with moving everything from our old museum location to our new museum home. Let’s […]

Fashion show and Fingers chicken dinner fund raisers planned to benefit Kelly’s Place

September is a big month for Kelly’s Place, The CanDid House, thanks to local support and two major fund raising efforts – a Fall Fashion Show in downtown Rockford on September 18th and a nostalgic journey back to Fingers Restaurant charity dinner at Beacon Hill at Eastgate in Grand Rapids on September 22nd. Building Kelly’s […]

Because Rockford Cares

We’d like to say thank you to a community so full of love for their neighbors that you may feel like skimming right over this, because you’re so used to reading about these types of events in our town.  But we all may need a few reminders. By now you’re probably aware of the Pletzkes, […]

Assumption BVM parish centennial celebration hits the streets

by Jim Wisnewski Children, playing in their yards, called to their parents “Mommy, daddy come and see the horsies!” Bicyclists on the White Pine Trail stopped to let the horse and wagon roll through on Rogue River Road and people gathered in their yards to wave and take pictures. It isn’t often that you see […]