Public invited to Sunset Moon

“Sunset Moon”  is a Western comedy presented by Rockford’s Rogue River Community Theatre.

Rogue River Community Theatre is presenting “Sunset Moon” a Western musical comedy at Kent Theater in Cedar Springs on April 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. and April 16 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. It is also playing at North Rockford Middle School in Rockford on April 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets at the […]

Snow fun in Rockford

Kara Przybylski (left), 12, and friend Audrey  Best (right), 11, of Rockford don’t mind the snowstorm in Rockford in February. They built this fort during a snow day after the blizzard of 2011. Photo by KIM PRZYBYLSKI

Scavenger hunt introduces community workers

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Katie Underwood’s first-grade students learned firsthand about people in their community as they toured Rockford in search of gingerbread men they had made earlier in the day but had come up missing. The youngsters had read Jan Brett’s book “Gingerbread Baby” as part of their curriculum to learn about community workers. The children visited locations […]

Batang the orangutan reads The Rockford Squire

MONKEY BUSINESS—Andrew Peters, a seventh-grader at North Rockford Middle School, visited Washington, D.C., and Baltimore with his family. Here, Andrew is pictured with Batang, a 14-year-old Bornean orangutan, reading his hometown newspaper The Rockford Squire over his shoulder at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

Valentine gala for girls and their dads creates memories

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Now an institution in Rockford, the annual Daddy Daughter Dance for preschool through eighth-grade girls and their dads is this Friday, Feb. 4 at two locations. Brought to the community by photographer Dan Davison of Douglas Photography, the evening of music, refreshments and priceless memories is sponsored by Rockford Community Services and is held at […]