Jade celebrates ten years

Unveiling new fall collection from New York buying trip   Ten years after Julie Cronkright dreamed of opening a quaint boutique in downtown Rockford, she is still amazed and grateful each time she sees a returning customer walk through the door. “It’s rewarding to know that we are consistently and successfully tapping into the style […]

Garden art show highlights local artists

According to Mary Myszka, President of the Rogue River Artists Association, the annual Garden Art Show is the biggest exhibition of the year for the organization. Held every July at long-time member Shirley Dean’s beautiful farm along the Rogue River at 9620 Summit Avenue, this event presents the works of over 20 association members. This […]

Richard Timm placed on Dean’s List at Ferris State University

Richard Timm, a Rockford graduate, was notified that his grade point average for this past spring’s semester earned him the distinction of being placed on the Dean’s List of the College of Business and Ferris State University. Names of students on the Dean’s List are prominently posted outside the Student Academic Affairs office in the […]

Kids Rock at Krause Memorial Library

A group of kids from Krause Memorial Library’s summer program “KIDS ROCK” happened to be at library on Monday, June 17. “We were able to take advantage of the Egyptian Pyramid Dig presentation!  Here they are sporting their garb made at the library!” said Jane Downs, Director Rockford Preschool and Child Care Services.

Tree sellers beware—the devil is in the details

Contract apparently no guarantee of timeline By BETH ALTENA When Bernie Bennor sold a mature walnut tree in the front yard of his Ten Mile Road home, the contract, dated April 29, 2013, said that the top of the tree would be cleaned up from his yard. To date, the mess is still there, including […]