Governor signs Main Street Fairness bills

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Michigan will begin to level the retail playing field this fall when certain out-of-state merchants, including online giant Amazon, are required to collect sales tax just as the state’s retailers do. Governor Rick Snyder signed Michigan Retailers Association’s Main Street Fairness legislation into law on January 15, capping MRA’s long battle to close a tax […]

Afendoulis takes oath of office in Lansing

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State Rep. Chris Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township (right), today takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley.  From left to right is Afendoulis’ mother, Tina; his wife, Phyllis; and his daughters, Elena, Sophia and Mari. Afendoulis was elected last November as the state representative for the 73rd House District, which consists […]

Shorthanded Ram wrestlers persevere through tough week

The Rockford wrestling team knew it was going to be a difficult week before they made the long journey to Tecumseh for a tournament on Saturday, January 17th. The field included several formidable foes including Livonia Franklin, Ypsilanti Lincoln, Canton and the host school. But things were made even more difficult when the team was […]

Just short is rule of the day for Rockford wrestlers in own tournament

It was close but no cigar for the Rockford wrestling team when the hosted the annual Rockford wrestling tournament on Saturday, January 10th. The Rams went 2-3 on the day while cruising to a pair of easy victories over Traverse City West and Okemos but the other three matches were tantalizingly close to coming out […]

Rockford Varsity Hockey begins 2015 with a high and a low

The Rockford Varsity Hockey team jumped back on the ice after the Christmas break with a pair of league games against East Grand Rapids and Mona Shores. The games resulted in a high and a low for the Rams. The league tilt against East Grand Rapids on Saturday, January 10 represented the high, as the […]