The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

RAL a thing of the past   Recently, I wrote an article publicizing that the Internal Revenue Service, starting next January, is not going to provide something called the “debt indicator” to tax preparers and financial institutions. This is a big thing because the “debt indicator” is the one item that tax preparers and financial […]

Beautiful calendar supports charities

Order now—last year’s Volunteer Police Services Unit calendar was sold out. The photographs this year are by Michelle Wise of Wise Photography, and feature breathtaking scenes of our town and its surrounding area. Pictured is volunteer Art Howson

No one likes to see another year resigned to history, but the Rockford Volunteer Service members say now is the time to start penciling in next year’s activities and appointments. Just published is the Rockford 2011 calendar for sale for just $10, with all proceeds to support charities and families in need “adopted” during the […]

Rockford routs Grandville in homecoming game

Rockford’s Neil VanderLaan reaches to the corner of

by TIM COOPER  After being on the road for four weeks, the Rockford Rams appropriately returned to the Ted on Friday night, Oct. 15, for their annual homecoming game. This year, along with the fans and alumni, the Rams also welcomed the Bulldogs of Grandville to the tradition, renewing the storied rivalry between the two […]

Rams Practice Players of the Week


Defensive lineback Nick Dillard (left) and receiver Landon Dubes (right) both are named Rockford football Practice Players of the Week for outstanding effort in preparation for Muskegon.

Rockford boys cross-country team takes first, sixth

Spencer Gerber makes his move against Hudsonville, followed by a flock of Ram runners.

The Rams landed a resounding first-place finish against Jenison and Hudsonville on Wednesday, Oct. 6, followed by a solid sixth-place finish in the Division I boys race at the Portage Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 9. The Wednesday triple meet was held at Johnson Park. Conditions for running were almost perfect at the grassy, wooded, spectator-friendly […]