Bostwick Lake Church hosts bazaar for all seasons

This quilt is comprised of Michigan-related squares and will be raffled off on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church.

Juried craft show features quilt raffle A handmade, queen-size “Michigan” quilt and pillow made by women of Bostwick Lake Congregational Church is just one of many raffle items available at the church’s annual juried craft show “A Bazaar for All Seasons.” Each square in the quilt represents something significant to the state of Michigan. The […]

Rockford’s court remembered

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Although Judge Servaas has been prominent in the fight to keep the court in Rockford, the entire staff and the services the court provides to the northern district of the 63rd District Court will be a loss to the community. The personal and conveniently located court house closing marks a historic day. We thank the […]

Belmont Veterans Day service the largest by far

Plainfield Township Supervisor George Meek speaks during a ceremony at the Belmont veterans memorial on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov.11. Behind him are State Representative Vern Ehlers, Representive Tom Pearce and Senator Mark Jensen.

  A ceremony in Belmont for veterans on this Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, was by far the largest held there, said Plainfield Township Supervisor George Meek. Meek read a description he found defining a veteran. He said a veteran is someone who has written a blank check in service of his country, payable up […]

Rockford lights up in annual holiday ceremony

It’s time to kick off the holiday shopping season downtown Rockford, and there is no better way than to turn on the holiday lights. Rockford’s fourth annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony will be held Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 6:00 p.m. in Peppler Park. Rockford High School’s brass ensemble, along with over 235 members of the Rockford […]

Public invited to vote early, vote often for favorite doll

FAVORITE DOLLS—Courtney, 5-1/2, and Gavin, 4-1/2, Betten choose their two favorite dolls of this year’s United Bank Dress the Dolls. Courtney’s favorite was this pink-dressed cutie with her own backpack and pet. The doll was dressed by Lisa Banas. Gavin’s favorite doll was dressed by Victory Christian Fellowship Church. Vote now and vote often for your favorite.

by ANA OLVERA Courtney Betten, 5, and her brother Gavin, 4, of Rockford looked at all the dolls inside United Bank, at 155 Marcell Dr. in Rockford, with great excitement, gasping and pointing at every doll they liked. Courtney’s favorite doll was dressed by Lisa Banas. “It has a cute little doggy! I like her […]