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Members of Boy Scout Troop 282

February 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Members of Boy Scout Troop 282 and Cub Scout Pack 3282 celebrated Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) 105th anniversary on February 8, 2015 with their charter organization North Kent Presbyterian Church (NKPC) on Boy Scout Sunday.   Each year Boy Scouts across the nation gather to celebrate Scout Sunday as they live out their oath: “to do my duty to God and my county and [...]

Monroe condo plan approved by City Council

February 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA   Rockford City Council deliberated before a packed meeting room on a proposed condominium project on Monday, February 9 before voting 4 to 1 to approve the 51-unit project on Monroe Street in the former Burch Body Works property. Contamination on the land was one of the compelling reasons council gave regarding their approval of the project. The only [...]

Rockford father and daughter celebrate a year of life

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

BY SAMANTHA MACK One year ago, on February 17, Andrea Knapp did something very few young women are brave enough to do. She gave her dad one of her kidneys. “I wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for her. I gave her life, and ironically, she gave me life,” said John Knapp, Andrea’s proud father. John, 56, has type 2 diabetes. He has neuropathy, which means that [...]

Ram wrestlers finish fourth at OK Red conference meet

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

After finishing fifth during the dual meet portion of the season, Rockford and the five other members of the OK Red convened at East Kentwood on Friday, February 5th for the conference meet. Rockford came out of that event in fourth place behind Grand Haven, Grandville and West Ottawa. The Rams also placed nine wrestlers out of the 14 weight classes contested. “We [...]

Ram wrestlers crush East Kentwood 58-12

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

It may have seemed like forever but in reality it was just a few short weeks for the Rockford wrestling team to claim their first win of the OK Red season at home by a score of 58-12 over East Kentwood on Wednesday, January 28th. The Rams won eight matches via pin as well as a major decision and a pair of decisions in cruising to the victory. “It has been a pretty [...]
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