Spend a day hunting in Rockford


Marc Rasmussen, Piere Houston, Devan Houston and Travis Meier, all of Northview, spent one of the days of a hot summer looking for geocaches in the Rockford downtown and surrounding areas. They were quick to find the geocache at the Rockford Squire offices at 331 Northland Drive. The young men also looked for caches in […]

Harvest Fest wraps up under tough weather conditions

The winners for the Halloween Costume Contest were: Grand Prize: Autumn Fairy, First Place: Legos, Second Place: Flamenco Dancer, Most Scary: Skeleton Zombie, Most Original: Zombie Brothers; Funniest: Cabbage Patch Baby; Honorable Mention: Baby Marathon Runner.

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC), and its volunteers, put on a brave face and plenty of rain gear for the final Harvest Festival Weekend. Mother Nature wreaked havoc all weekend with torrential downpours, plenty of wind and one day that could be called chilly at best, and another that was considered warm. Welcome to […]

A peak into the Bradley family history and Rockford history

Readers expressed interest in the history of the Bradley family following last week’s story on the Scarecrow Make It and Take It event which continues this weekend, October 6 and 7 and the weekend of October 13 and 14 as part of Rockford’s Harvest Festival events. The following information about her family was provided by […]

Look what washed up on spring break

Look what washed up on spring break

Affordable family fun available for special needs children

Family-friendly movies are part of the low-cost, low-stress events organized by Family Hope Foundation, who are committed to providing support to children with special needs and their families.

Low-cost, low-stress events, activities designed for families of children with special needs Every family needs opportunities to relax and have fun together, and that’s especially true for families of children with special needs. Finding venues and activities that are suitable can be challenging and expensive. Family Hope Foundation has created a calendar of low-cost, low-stress […]