Keep-a-Cap close to home for some Rockford families

by NICHOLAS J. CONKLIN The West Michigan Whitecaps have been an integral part of the West Michigan sports scene over the past 15 years. With the successes of league championships in 1996, 1998 and 2006, and the many other accomplishments, the parents and families of the players take a large amount of pride in their […]

Harvest Fest Coloring Contest

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Harvest Fest—the way real life should be

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Take a break from the sun and have a hand-drawn caricature done. Enjoy simple, succulent steamed corn or admire the many talents of the local Rogue River Arts Association artists. These are just a few of the old-fashioned, real-life things to do at Rockford’s three weekends of Harvest Festival.        

Food, Family, Fun – September 24, 2009

Cash 4 Kibble provides food, shelter for pets Help animals at Humane Society, throughout West Michigan Cash for Clunkers may be coming to an end, but the Humane Society of Kent County is launching its Cash 4 Kibble program in hopes of placing more animals into loving homes as well as helping to feed pets […]

Simply Massage offers membership package for affordable care

Enjoying the healthful and physically beneficial value of massage therapy is more affordable than ever, thanks to a new membership concept offered by Simply Massage, 6575 Belding Road, Rockford. According to owners Heidi and Scott Oostdyk the idea of paying a low membership fee—only $45 per month— for a monthly massage and special family rates […]