Community Cabin College – Offering opportunities for life-long learning.  

February 18 – The Titanic – Rob Schuitema, Education Manager for the Grand Rapids Public Museum, will be the guest speaker. Information on the Titanic exhibit will be shared during this session about all the items on display at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.  Lunch is $6.50, at the Community Cabin, and will be catered […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President Sometimes things happen which change the plan that I have for a column. This week I was going to cover the “Nugget of Rockford history” question, but I am going to do that next week. Why? Because I received a letter from Helen Hessler, a 1932 Rockford High School graduate (Helen […]

Do you have cabin fever?

And perhaps some age identity problems? Well, the American Legion has the answer! They are hosting the band Mid-Life Crisis for their annual Cabin Fever party! The gig takes place Saturday, Jan. 12, with the doors opening at 7 p.m. and the band starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at […]

Readers warned to watch for signs – Is this just the winter blues?

Just the Winter Blues? During this season of short days and cold dark nights, the rates of depression, stress, and thoughts of suicide may increase. A number of factors, including unrealistic expectations, financial pressures, and too many commitments, can exacerbate such feelings. Some people may feel mildly depressed during the winter months due to seasonal […]

Rotary sells first fundraiser ticket

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by STEVE STEELANDT The day before the printers had the tickets ready for me to pick up, I bumped into Pam in the lobby of ChiroHealth of Rockford. I was carrying my proofed copy of the ticket, so I handed it to her to look at as she headed down the hallway into one of the […]