Wolverine Skyhawks present flight night for Scouts

A THING OF BEAUTY—Dave Hartley shows off his Demoiselle Model 1909 to the group.

to check out the action as planes were buzzing through the air. Aircraft of all sizes and shapes were on hand for the boys to view and ask questions about. The club members took turns explaining their aircraft to the boys and giving a flight demonstration. Hands on experience was also available through a special computerized flight […]

B-93 Roofsit Concert for Kids

The second annual B-93 Roofsit Concert for Kids will be held at the Van Andel Arena on Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 7 p.m. The headlining act will be Country Star Dierks Bentley. The opening acts are Garry Allen and Josh Thompson. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster fo $22.50, $32.50 and $42.50. In […]

Fred Meijer: Stories of His Life

Book signing event Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Meet the authors and special guest, Fred Meijer at the Rockford North Middle School Auditorium, 397 E. Division (Ten Mile Rd.). In this book Bill Smith and Larry ten Harmsel offer an engaging glimpse into the life of Fred Meijer (b. 1919), a prominent retailer whose Grand […]

Don’t forget to vote Nov. 3

Residents are reminded to vote Tuesday, Nov. 3. On the ballot is a renewal of non-homestead millage for school funding. It will not increase taxes or affect homeowners. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. This renewal represents seven percent of the Rockford Public School’s operating budget. To find out more, go […]

Sharing shop offers double reason to visit 25 Squires Street

Accessories Ltd. buddies up with Merle Norman She’s back, and she’s not alone. Shoppers may remember Sharon Serschen, former Rockford retailer who sold her business and left town four years ago. On October 10, 2009, she opened doors again in her newest store—the sixth for this die-hard boutique owner—but this time she isn’t going it […]