Rockford man is fourth best bowler in greater Grand Rapids

Rockford Lanes congratulates Robby Schmock for bowling an 877 series on their Monday Night Mixed League. Robby now has the 4th highest series in the Greater Grand Rapids USBC next to Scott Browneye with an 890 at Chez Ami, Jeff Woodman. With an 889 at Westgate and Rich Vargo with an 878 at Fairlanes. Robby, […]

Rockford Marching Band gives outstanding performance in Belding

Field Commander Emily Wilburn leads the band during the first movement of this year’s show entitled Calls from the Masai Mara.

by AMELIA BEAN The weather could not have been more perfect this past Saturday night as the Rockford High School Marching Band stepped out onto the field at the Belding Marching Invitational. The inky black night sky was perfectly clear, aside from the luminous full moon, and the thermometer registered a balmy 68 degrees at […]

Rockford archers to compete in Senior Olympics

Glenn Meyers and Jeff DeRegnaucourt, both of Rockford, went to Springfield, Illinois September 23 to compete in the archery qualification match for the 2013 Senior Olympic Games in Cleveland, Ohio. Despite strong winds both made the cut, Meyers with a gold medal in the Male Recurve Division and DeRegnaucourt took silver in the Male Compound […]

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 […]