Rockford family talks about seeing Biggest Loser finale live

Mike and Linda TenBrink are pictured at The Biggest Loser Ranch with first-place winner Jeremy Britt (in green) and third-place winner Conda Britt (in pink) while visiting the Britts for the live season 13 finale.	Photo courtesy of MIKE & LINDA TENBRINK

by CINDY M. CRANMER Celebrating the accomplishment of a family friend typically does not involve a trip across the country and the opportunity to be part of the audience during the live season finale of “The Biggest Loser.” That is exactly what a Rockford family got to experience by celebrating the victory of Jeremy Britt […]

Engagements — Goralski-Bilski

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Emilee Goralski of Rochester, Mich. and Andrew Bilski of Rockford are planning a wedding on July 28, 2012 at St. John Fisher Parish in Auburn Hills, Mich. Emilee is the daughter of Larry and Molly Goralski of Rochester. The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Albion College. She is employed by Rochester Community Schools as […]

Hallocks celebrate 50th anniversary

  Gary and Ariel Hallock of Rockford will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on June 22, 2012. The occasion will be celebrated with a family dinner and an Alaskan cruise.   The couple have three children, Bryan (Lisa), Mark (Amy) and Teresa (Jason), and nine grandchildren.

Rockford grad’s final Scout project to benefit kids in need

Stephani Sawicki shows off donations from Aunt Candy’s Toy Company. The 2012 Rockford grad is creating a library for the kids who stay at St. John’s Home in Grand Rapids.

Lending Library for youth staying at St. John’s Home by BETH ALTENA Every spring graduates of Rockford High School wrap up a major part of their lives to date: saying goodbye to friends who are off to spend summer elsewhere, leaving for college at different schools, realizing the group they have grown up with for […]

Business owners warned about spate of break-ins

The Rockford Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to several business break-ins the morning of Saturday, June 2. Rockford DPS would like to remind all business owners that it is important to report all break-ins and attempted break-ins immediately, even if it appears nothing was taken. If you see any suspicious activity, report it immediately […]