Reader shares eagle photos

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Thank you to the reader who took these beautiful pictures of eagles spotted at Bostwick Lake. The photos were taken just before the first big snow of the year. Unlike many birds, raptors such as eagles do not migrate, but stay for the winter. Perhaps more pictures of these majestic birds will show up this […]

Mobile pantry project delivers 5,000 pounds of food to Rockford church

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Everyone is feeling the pinch of these tough economic times, especially food banks. In an effort to help these charities, the Fifth Third Foundation awarded Feed America West Michigan Food Bank a grant to distribute 50,000 pounds of food to needy people in Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Ionia, Allegan, and Montcalm counties.    On Monday, November […]

Youth Initiative ‘stud sale’ to build Habitat Home

  Rockford Youth Initiative chose for its service project a very ambitious undertaking. The Rockford High School group will build a Habitat for Humanity house here in Rockford. Finding unique fundraisers to help come up with the money is part of the challenge of such a big project. The students organized activities by donation at […]

Rockford Santa Parade

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                            With smiles that never left their faces, Valley View first-graders Anna Hill and Kennedy Nezweck ride the Daisy Troop #3725 float in Rockford’s Annual Santa Parade.

Picture perfect weather, crowds welcome Santa

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