Help Rockford celebrate the upcoming Harvest Festival

Rockford merchants, are you hosting an attraction (musician, magician, clown mascot, etc.), during this year’s Harvest Festival the last weekend of September and the first two weekends of October? Help the Rockford Chamber get the word out by emailing your information to: benda@rockfordmichamber.com.

History happens next weekend at Grand Rogue campground

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HISTORICAL REENACTMENT—The public is invited to see history in person and for free. The 23rd annual Grand Rogue Living History Encampment will be held on the banks of the Grand River at the Grand Rogue campground at 6400 West River Drive. Historical reenactors will show what life was like in early America and feature military […]

‘Run for the Prize’ to benefit North Kent Service Center

MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND LACE UP YOUR RUNNING SHOES—The Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church Run for the Prize walk/run 5K is this Saturday.

American record-breaking champion Dathan Ritzenhein isn’t the only person from Rockford who loves to run. The eighth annual Run for the Prize, hosted by Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, last year raised an amazing $3,500 to donate to the North Kent Service Center. With requests for help at an all-time high at the service center, […]

Huntington Bank to sponsor Chamber After Hours event

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Huntington Bank will be the sponsor of its September After Hours networking event. The event is a special evening for the movers and shakers of the Rockford-area’s business community and is scheduled for Monday, September 14. Huntington Bank, 6835 Belding Road, will start the two-hour event […]

Kent County Sheriff deputy sentenced

by RANDY R. COTTON  A sentencing hearing in the case of People vs. Keith Michael Kazelskis took place Wednesday, September 2 in the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids before Judge George Buth. The defendant, a 36-year-old resident of Cedar Springs and 12-year veteran of the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, was initially charged and arraigned […]