Lansing update topic of bi-monthly luncheon series

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Featured speaker Tom Pearce, House of Representatives The December installment of the Chamber’s popular bi-monthly luncheon series is scheduled for Monday, December 7 at Blythefield Country Club, 5801 Northland Dr. Belmont, from noon-1:30 p.m. The featured speaker is State Representative Tom Pearce, District 73. Representative Pearce will share his knowledge and insight into a variety of […]

Band director shares secrets of winning season with Rockford’s Board of Education

Season ends with third place in state Rockford’s Board of Education heard firsthand how a winning season happens as Brian Phillips, director of bands for the district, highlighted the Rockford marching band’s season successes. He spoke Monday, Nov. 18 during the board’s regular meeting. The band had an incredible year and ended the season at […]

Rockford man, wife, must take up to a year off for cancer treatment

Benefits for the family of Bruce Clarke will be held December 15 and in January. Pictured is Clarke, wife Jean and their two sons Steven and Paul.

Dinner, evening of music to raise funds Dinner, evening of music to raise funds Bruce Clarke has been battling Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia since 2003 and now will undergo a stem cell transplant that requires him to take up to a year off work while he is hospitalized. A family member is required to stay with him, […]

Alcohol suspected in head-on that killed teacher

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Rockford Michigan State Police Post Commander Chris McIntire said alcohol may have been a factor in a crash that killed a 30-year-old first grade teacher on his way to work early Monday, November 23. McIntire said the driver who caused the crash was headed the wrong way on the East Beltline and hit the car […]

Your vote needed to move Rockford grad to broadcast job

ROCKFORD’S GUITAR MAN—Vote for Emmett TerBeek at WOTV’s website.

Contest to decide next television spokesman Any employer knows how difficult it can be to find the right person for the job. Next time, just run a contest. WOTV 4, an affiliate of WOOD TV 8, is finding its next spokesperson that way, and Rockford resident Emmett TerBeek hopes to win the job. TerBeek was […]