Designated trout stream fishing licenses no longer required

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers of changes in pricing for fishing licenses. There is no longer a separate charge for certain types of fishing. Following is an outline of the new structure.   Michigan’s fishing licenses changed in 2014. The new structure creates a simpler, more fair and efficient license-buying process. The […]

Join Us for Barrels and Brews

What do rain barrels and a business making great beer have in common? Clean water for the Rogue River. A rain barrel is a system that collects and stores rainwater (stormwater) from your roof that would otherwise be lost to runoff and diverted to storm drains and streams. Stormwater is the leading source of water […]

The Rockford Women’s Water Polo team

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The Rockford Women’s Water Polo team had great competition the last week of March.   The first match of the week had the Rams playing the defending State Champions, Okemos High School. Okemos came into the match highly favored to win. Rockford, however, had no plans to make the night an easy victory. The Lady Rams […]

Another Great Win for the Rockford Girls’ Lacrosse Team

On Wednesday of last week, the Rams traveled to Forest Hills to take on conference foe Forest Hills United. On what was a beautiful spring evening, perfect for a lacrosse game, the Rams started out somewhat slow. As the game progressed, the Rams found their rhythm and started to take control. According to head coach […]

Rockford Rugby Club

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Rockford Rugby Club began it’s season on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Division 1 play began against Catholic Central on the field by Rogue Wood elementary school. Rugby has an extensive history, dating back to the 1800s. The game includes aspects from many popular ball sports, passing the ball, kicking the ball and touchdowns (a TRY […]