Education

Alexa Victoria Thompson top in major

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Alexa Victoria Thompson of Rockford, Michigan has been awarded the Social Work department award from Grand Valley State University. Thompson is a graduate of Rockford High School and is the daughter of Gary and Lori Thompson. At the graduate level, the faculty reviews the academic records of masters degree candidates o choose the one award recipient for each graduate [...]

Bennett graduates Alma College

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nearly 300 students participated in Alma College’s 2015 commencement ceremony in the Hogan Center, Art Smith Arena, on Saturday, April 18, 2015. U.S. Sen Gary Peters, a 1980 graduate of Alma College, gave the college’s commencement address. Chelsea Bennett of Rockford, and a graduate of Rockford High School has graduated Alma College with a Bachelor of Arts in [...]

Rahig graduates Alma College

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nearly 300 students participated in Alma College’s 2015 commencement ceremony in the Hogan Center, Art Smith Arena, on Saturday, April 18, 2015. U.S. Sen Gary Peters, a 1980 graduate of Alma College, gave the college’s commencement address. Among the graduates were Meredith Rahrig of Rockford, a Rockford High School graduate, who received a Bachelor of Arts in [...]

Hydrant Flushing and Waterline Maintenance

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

You may notice Water Department crews working at fire hydrants and see water running down the street. Your first thought may be that we are ignoring our own philosophy of conserving water. Normally in the spring, we flush water lines through the use of fire hydrants, which is an important preventive maintenance activity. Although it may appear to waste water, the process [...]

Security improvements underway at elementaries

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Entryways will be updated with vestibules Passersby a number of Rockford’s elementary schools can see some serious deconstruction as schools are implementing new security measures made possible by the 2014 millage renewal. Parkside elementary is pictured here April 17 with the old front office being demolished. The new entryways will include a vestibule where visitors [...]
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