Rockford High School awarded High School Television Station of the Year 2015.

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The Michigan Association of Broadcasters recently named Rockford High School’s video production program, Beyond The Rock, High School Television Station of the Year 2015. This is the program’s seventh overall title, and third in the last four years. Twenty-six students placed with top three honors in nine various categories from Daily Newscast to Talk Show […]

Rockford Towing ‘You never know what any day will bring’

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Business under new ownership By BETH ALTENA   Chad Momber has been in trucking all his life. In February 2008, he noticed the only towing business in his hometown of Sparta sold out and moved out of the area. “I said to my wife, we have nine hair salons, nine pizza places and no tow […]

EXPO says, ‘You are going to Mexico. For free.’ And you will win $500 in cash

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By BETH ALTENA   The EXPO doesn’t lie. It just doesn’t know who it is talking to. According to Rockford Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Linda Southwick, it is guaranteed, for sure, absolutely going to happen that one lucky person will win an all-expenses paid two person trip to Mexico paid for by the Chamber […]

Oxygen masks for pets donated to Plainfield Department

The Plainfield Township Board of Trustees recognized five children from a local family with a Certificate of Appreciation. Athea Deling, Xavier Deling, Xandria Deling, Kipp Deling and Mirage Deling save ten percent of their allowance for donation to a good cause. This year they researched and found many fire departments do not have oxygen masks for pets. The children gave […]

ROCKFORD EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW ANNUAL GRANT

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UP TO $25,000 TO BE AWARDED IN MAY   ROCKFORD, Mich., March 3, 2015 – The Rockford Education Foundation (REF) is launching a new annual grant to inspire innovation in education in the Rockford community, and will award up to $25,000 in grant funds to one deserving project this spring. Named the Founders’ Grant in […]