GM Futurliner makes an appearance at local car show

Futurliner before restoration.

by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Mark your calendars for July 25, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to see the fabulous GM Futurliner that will be the special guest at the Cedar Springs Summer Car Show, located in Morely Park, 60 Cedar St., Cedar Springs MI (one block south of 17 Mile and Northland Dr.) This is Futurliner […]

Spring cleaning not just for the home

“STANDING TALL”— Pictured is Gerry Pike, soon to be 99 years old, standing next to a pile of Kent County Adopt-A-Road pick-up bags containing trash collected by friends along Gerry’s adopted stretch of road. Thanks, Gerry!

  By CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Do you have a stretch of county road that leads to the front door of your home, business, or community?  Is it littered with a winter’s accumulation of road trash that harms the environment and diminishes the curb appeal of your property?  The Kent County Road Commission has an […]

Chamber to host small business mentoring organization

In these tough economic times it is smart for business owners to arm themselves with as much information about business operations as they can and the Rockford Chamber of Commerce wants to help. The RCC has partnered with SCORE, a nonprofit organization and a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, to bring helpful […]

Exchange students earn Corner Bar Hall of Fame

Exchange students attempting to get on the Hot Dog Hall of Fame.

Everyone  has heard of Corner Bar hot dogs, but how many people are prepared to sit down and eat 12 in a row? Two visiting students accomplished this feat to join the hundreds on the Hot Dog Hall of Fame at the Corner Bar. Competing or offering support were: Nelson Nunes Filho from Brazil, Manuel […]

Free kids’ fishing

BIG CATCH—A guest showing

BIG CATCH—A guest showing The Izaak Walton League, 5641 Myers Lake Road, Rockford has two more free kids’ fishing days left this month The gates are open to kids accompanied by an adult on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon. Bait, rods, and help are provided at our catch-and-release pond.