Rockford family’s golf story is better than fiction

by Tom Kochendorfer   On June 18, 2013, I received a call from my 13 year old grandson Danny who lives in Rockford. He wanted to tell me what he had found. It was in regards to a golf ball. Danny’s farm home is adjacent to a golf course and as you can imagine he finds many golf […]

Stroke and osteoporosis screenings coming to Rockford in July

Residents living in and around the Rockford, Michigan community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Rockford American Legion-Merritt Lamb Post 102 will host Life Line Screening on 7/1/2013. The site is located at 330 Rockford Park Drive Ne in Rockford. Steve Hennigar of Oscoda, MI attended a […]

Testing for penicillin allergy is easy, safe and could save you money

Think you’re penicillin allergic but not sure? Allergy skin testing followed by a supervised oral challenge can help to rule this out. Allergy to penicillin and related antibiotics is the most commonly reported drug allergy in the United States. However, more than 85% of people who believe they are penicillin allergic are found to be […]

Bicycle ride to raise funds and awareness

Derek Rust and Ben Hyink of Grand Haven along with Todd Stelma and Doug Crysler of Rockford, will ride their bicycles 250 miles in three days to raise funds and awareness of the non-profit Freedom In Motion. The ride will take place on June 20, 2013, leaving Rockford Michigan and ending 3 days later in […]

Local sisters make donation to Locks of Love

After deciding summer hair was in, the Haveman sisters, Jadyn,5 and Kourtney,8 of Rockford, with the help of Bangz Hair Salon, had their hair cut, donating it to a child in need through Locks of Love. Their smiles show not only two beautiful short-haired girls, but also the joy of knowing you are helping others. […]