Brownie Troop 3551 earns badges

BADGES EARNED—Brownie Troop 3551 from Crestwood Elementary School earns “make-it, eat-it” badges at Blythefield Country Club with Chef Jeff Hiler. The girls made caramel apples and pizza. Pictured are (front, l–r) Claire Froumis, Sydney McCreery, Anna Hodsdon, Sophia Stauffer, Dana Brouse; (back) Lauren Kostus, Rachel Gamm, Sydney Reinke, Regan Dalton, Ashlee Wheaton, Baylie Jenkins, and […]

Local boy bags first deer

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Brennon Shupe, 11, captures his first deer, a button buck, with his bow on November 12, 2009. He is a sixth-grader at East Rockford Middle School.

Webelos Open House Held

FUN WITH A PURPOSE—Members of Boy Scout Troop 228, Collin Gates, Andrew March and Trevor Carlson, help the Webelos learn knot-tying skills. Boy Scout Troop 228 held their annual Cub Scout open house on November 5. The event is designed to give the Webelos-level Cub Scouts the opportunity to experience the next level of Scouting […]

Blythefield Country Club shares top statewide honor

A venerable Rockford-area landmark has been selected as one of the top five sites to host a wedding statewide. InFrame Bride magazine bestowed the award upon Blythefield Country Club in its premiere issue, launched earlier this fall. The magazine lauded the club for its “tranquil whispering of the Rogue River and gentle rustling of lush […]

Motorcyclist injured in truck crash

A Rockford motorcyclist received multiple injuries when a truck turned into his path on Wednesday, December 2. William Mong lost the tip of his left thumb, had his left leg broken and sustained multiple rib fractures when his motorcycle collided head-on into a truck turning into Northtown Motor Homes Inc, 10947 Northland Drive about 1:30 […]