Camp Roger celebrates 100 years – you’re invited

Happy 100th birthday, Camp Roger! Camp Roger is having an open house to celebrate its 100th Anniversary this Saturday, June 8th.  Beginning at 1:00 pm there will be a host of activities to participate in.  Come enjoy our boats and canoes, climbing tower, and nature center.  We will also have archery, fishing, guided hikes and s’mores.  A special […]

Winter’s last ice

Reuse is responsible

Merrell Trail open for business in Plainfield Township


by Randy Gregory   Mountain biking has grown exponentially over the last several years both as a hobby and a sport in the United States and around the world. The Grand Rapids area has several trails of varying difficulty and has been named by Outside magazine as a “Best Town for Mountain Biking.” Now, local […]

‘ACE was the place’ for antique tractors last Saturday

The six winning entrants of the 2012 ACE Hardware Annual Antique Tractor Show are as follows: seated in the foreground Eldie Ellenbaas and (L to R), Todd Simcoe, Don Snow, Edwin Rounds, Carl Walston, and Randy Linton.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL A beautiful Indian summer Saturday brought record attendance and participation at Rockford’s ACE Hardware Annual Antique Tractor Show. Arriving in record numbers, 40+ antique tractor owners from near and far were on hand to show off their pride and joy throwbacks to an earlier day. Lovingly cared for and mechanically […]