Rockford Midfielder Commits to Adams State

This fall, Rockford Senior Zach Meeks committed to play lacrosse at the next level out in Colorado at Adams State University. After being pulled up to Varsity his Freshman year, Meeks has become a vital part to the Rockford program, playing both midfield and attack depending on the team’s needs. Zach is being recruited to […]

Rockford Finishes 2nd in Own Swim/Dive Invitational

On Saturday, January 10th the Rams Swim & Dive team hosted their annual Invitational. With some last minute cancellations due to the weather there were only four teams competing. Making the trek to Rockford were the teams from West Ottawa, East Kentwood and Jenison. Rockford finished second with a score of 640 points to West […]

Ranger Steve’s Nature Niche: Cedars of Cedar Springs.

  Two cedars are common in West Michigan but neither is actually considered a “true cedar” (Cedrus sp.). The true cedars do not grow naturally in North America. Perhaps the best-known true cedar is the over harvested Cedar of Lebanon whose removal caused flooding and other environmental problems. Locally two cedars grow in different habitats […]

Largest winter adventure race in U.S. to take place in Rockford!


The Michigan Adventure Race: Winter Edition will be held February 7, 2015, at Camp Roger in Rockford. Registration is now open. Last year’s race drew 300 participants, making it the largest winter adventure race in the U.S. Two-person teams will set out at 9:30 am, running through the woods to hidden checkpoints pre-marked on a […]


Dawn Marie Kasprowicz, age 51, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, December 30, 2014. Dawn was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Roger and Arleen (Cleland) Weed. She is survived by her husband, Michael Kasprowicz; her children, Toni (Kent McMillin) Kasprowicz, and Joseph Kasprowicz; her father, Roger (Judy) Weed; brother, Tim (Barb) Weed; and several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, […]