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The 1970 Rockford Senior High class will celebrate their 45th class reunion on September 19th at Boulder Creek Golf Club with a patriotic theme.

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fun-filled activities will include dinner, photo booth, door prizes, raffles and a silent auction all for $40. Save the date cards have been mailed to members they have current addresses for. They are looking for the addresses of Dan Bean, Roger Fish, Jamie Flick, Jane Holdridge, Gerald Kinsley, Terry McFarland, Charles Myers, Steve Thomas, Coral Turner, Candy Verdvin, [...]

Scottville Clown Band at Start of Summer Parade!

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Come and welcome “The Big Noise from Scottville” to Rockford! When you see the Scottville Clown Band; you’re amused by their colorful attire and crazy antics. When you hear them play, you’re amazed at their extraordinary talent. They’ve been entertaining crowds in Michigan for over 100 years, with no sign of slowing down.  In 1903, a musical group [...]

There’s another workshop coming up at the Izaak Walton League

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

demonstrating the principles of “rocket stoves.” They burn small pieces of wood, with a vertical chimney, creating high combustion and temperatures. Rocket stoves of many forms have gained interest as alternative methods for heating and cooking. Examples vary from tiny tin-can cookers to beautiful mass heaters sculpted with clay. Since they are capable of [...]

Start of Summer Celebration finds new location for launching fireworks

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Not only is summer in the air, but so is change. The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is working hard on the Start of Summer Celebration, its premier event and a favorite of the Rockford community.   One of its most popular pieces, the Saturday night fireworks, is always pointed to as a highlight of the annual event, gathering families from near and far on [...]

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche Hummingbird Brawl

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are a joy to watch as their iridescent throat patches catch sunlight and radiate brilliant ruby. It is not viewed with equal joy when a male sees another’s ruby throat.   I watched a male performing its mating display by swooping down and up in a U pattern to impress a female. The Rudy-throated Hummingbird display was not as impressive as [...]
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