Notice — Krause Memorial Library

NOTICE The Krause Memorial Library will be closed for renovations (fresh paint and new carpet/tile) from October 26 through November 1.

Torrey steps down after 30 years

After 30 years of service on the Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC), Joyce Torrey has decided it’s time to pass the paintbrush to someone new. During her tenure on the RAAC, she helped launch the Rogue River Blues Series, Celtic Fest, the Rockford Creative Arts Center, Rogue River Artists Association and the Rogue River Community […]

Rockford artists win contest

HF-color

HARVEST FEST COLORING CONTEST—winners from left to right are: Sean Stone, Alysa Nowak, Jonathan Baculy, Lelaina Schneider, Kendra Holtzlander and Ashley Hillman.

Double pumpkin, harvest fun, treats at Klein’s

  Steve Klein of Klein’s Cider Mill on Ten Mile Road east of Alpine Avenue has grown his first double pumpkin. He has seen this phenomenon with gourds and summer squash, but never in a pumpkin. The vegetable weighs about 40 pounds. Klein’s offers a variety of items and activities at the mill. He makes […]

Rockford events to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure

It’s that time of year again—Rockford is adding PINK to its orange and black décor to do their part to raise money for—and awareness of—breast cancer prevention, early detection and treatment. Throughout October, community leaders and area businesses are stepping up to host a series of activities to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, […]