Barbie and Arne Fahlen

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Barbara Kay Durtsche and Arne Erik Fahlen were married on July 6th, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Geneva. Rev. Jeff Frazier officiated the ceremony and music by Alex and Stephanie Mrakovich. The couples’ parents are Dave and Sue Durtsche of St. Charles, IL and Jim and Rosemary Fahlen of Rockford, MI. The Bride is […]

Local angler catches near-record fish

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Keith Dykstra catches nearly record-setting black crappies on Myers Lake on July 27. The larger one was one inch short of a master angler award from the state of Michigan, measuring 13 inches and another at 11 inches. The large fish was caught from a boat about noon on a spinner bait and the other […]

Seniors lead the way at Rockford cross-country invitational

Rockford seniors Austin Benoit, Drew Woznick and Casey Aman lead the way for the Rams.	Photo by LAWRENCE ALBANO

The Rams’ talented senior class firmly took hold of the leadership mantle Saturday, taking eight of the top 11 places and winning the upperclassman race of the Rockford Invitational cross country meet. Rockford’s Austin Benoit and Drew Woznick led most of the race, but in the end, it was their teammate Casey Aman who took […]

Area quilter exhibiting work in International Quilting Competition

A Rockford area quilter has been selected as a semifinalist for the 2012 AQS Quilt Show & Contest, August 22-25, 2012, at the DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids. Lou Wolf Vallance has been chosen to display the quilt, Planet Decimated, along with 357 others in the first year of this annual contest. Three […]

Darby, Zenner prepared to lead teammates on gridiron

Connor Darby (#2) and KC Zenner (#5) are elected as this year’s captains of the Rockford Rams football team.

by RANDY GREGORY As the dawn of a new football season sits on the doorstep, the Rockford varsity football team anxiously awaits the opportunity to step forward and make their mark in this 100th anniversary of the program’s inception. The extra work in the weight room, camps, conditioning, grueling two-a-day practices and preseason scrimmage are […]