Charitable raffle to give away 2013 vehicle of choice or $15,000 cash

Tickets are limited, make great stocking stuffers By BETH ALTENA The average resident who is not a member may know a little about Rotary. It is a club of business professionals that meet weekly. Some folks might know more about the international service organization. In the upcoming months, members of the local Rockford Rotary club […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle-President   Let’s begin this week with a “Nugget of Rockford History” question. At one time an organization called the Rockford Home Builders Association, with the sponsorship of Wolverine, built many houses which caused our town to have to add two new streets (around 1923). What names were given to them? Contact me (1-616-866-0530) […]

Reds partners with the community and schools this holiday season


The Rockford community is well known for its Norman Rockwell-like holiday spirit, built on a picturesque downtown, one-of-a-kind shops, the charm of family owned businesses, and the tradition-building events like the Santa parade, holiday open houses, free horse and carriage rides, and cocoa and cookies with Santa and his reindeer. Since 2006, Reds on the […]

Museum to sell Commemorative Ornament Series


First Ornament Honors the Current Museum   The first of those new fund raisers is the sale of the first in a series of annual commemorative Christmas ornaments sponsored by the museum.. This collectible 2012 ornament honors the current Rockford Area Historical Museum and its founders. They are American Made, and feature the detailed image […]

Bark for Life fundraiser a special Rockford Relay for Life sale

Cure cancer, pamper your pet this holiday   While out shopping for gifts for your two-footed friends and family this holiday season, remember your four-footed ones and take advantage of a special Relay for Life fundraiser. Bark for Life is now taking orders for their annual dog fundraiser. Your pets will absolutely love these homemade […]