A million stories behind every Relay

pic from Cindy

  This year’s Relay for Life in Rockford, with the theme of superheroes, had plenty of examples. Here Page, 9 months with sister Alison Casey and mom Sarah, are enjoying the start of Relay for Life 2015. Sarah said Alison asked if she could wear her superhero dress. They were from Team Rogue River Crossfit. […]

Rep. Afendoulis on special roads committee New House panel to address infrastructure funding issues

State Representative Chris Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township, was appointed this week to serve on the newly formed committee tasked with seeking solutions for Michigan’s infrastructure needs. House Speaker Kevin Cotter earlier this week announced the creation of the seven-member, bipartisan House Committee on Roads and Economic Development. “I look forward to working with my colleagues […]

‘Nastygram’ author is a bully and a coward

by BETH ALTENA   This little nasty-gram was found in our mailbox on Monday, May 4, the second or third we have received anonymously. We let the first go and didn’t let it bother us, but if this person is going to make a habit of dropping off cowardly nasty notes, I think it needs […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President The Rockford Area Museum (RAM) website is now completely redone and ready for viewing. It replaces our former site, which was well done but out of date at times in several parts. The problem we had was not being able to change information without needing help. Our current site is one […]

God is set to rock at Praise in the Park

Nestled on the banks of the Rogue River, the Garden Club Park is the perfect setting to enjoy God’s creation and the music that praises him. As Praise in the Park begins its fourth season, the event has grown from several hundred spectators the first year to several thousand this past summer.   This season’s […]