Community Services

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

April 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

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 9:30 to 11:30 [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

April 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Photo by Cliff Hill 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 a popular place for ice cream lovers. As the ninth grade football coach [...]

Michigan State Police celebrates 96 years

April 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

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

April 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Kalemba, Tom VonEschen and Robert Winegar received the Lions Club highest honor, the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. 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 [...]

Tri-River Historical Museum Network presents Spring Into the Past

April 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Tour some of West Michigan’s finest small museums as they celebrate the 11th anniversary of this event.  The Tri-River Historical Museum Network is planning its annual museum tour Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5  from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 P.M. each day. The Tri-River Historical Museum Network of 25 area historical societies provides a support group for these small [...]
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