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 […]

Kent District Library Named Star Library by Library Journal


For the third year in a row, Kent District Library has been recognized as one of America’s Star Libraries, as rated by the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service. KDL was one of only four libraries in Michigan to receive this honor. Ann Arbor District Library, Bloomfield Township Public Library and Plymouth District Library […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President At this time each November my thoughts often turn to things I am thankful for in my life. I even talk about them to some people, but I do not usually write about them because they are personal. Recently, I have been contemplating a lot about what the Rockford Area Historical […]