Volunteers Key to Success of REF Phone-a-Thon

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The last week of February, the Rockford High School Media Center housed 125 dedicated volunteers over a three-day period. These volunteers called every parent in the Rockford School District to ask for a donation to the Rockford Education Foundation. Their efforts resulted in over $22,500 in pledges to the foundation, which, in turn, gives over […]

Wills and Trusts Seminar

Hope Community Church is addressing various topics of local interest in their series of Real Life Seminars. Subjects covered in the past have included managing credit and debt, and protecting your identity. Future sessions are being planned to cover: funding higher education, funding your retirement, and understanding medicare and medicaid. These no-charge meetings are presented […]

Squire Goes to the Tropics

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The children of Nancy Tinker surprised her with a trip to Maui. They brought their local paper along on this Hawaiian getaway. Pictured are left to right: Janinne Alberts, Nancy Tinker, Todd Tinker, and Jennifer Tinker.

Casting Call for Huck Finn Characters

The Rogue River Theatre is looking for male actors from ages 17 to 60 to fill four remaining roles in their upcoming Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn production. The characters still needed for the production are the following: Pap Finn, villain – (Huckleberry’s father) Injun Joe, villain – (sinister character in story) Jacob Grangerford – […]

Men Charged in Smuggling Quarantined Deer Off Farm

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by JUDY REED Pair planned to release animal into the wild The owners of a private deer farm in Algoma Township have been arrested and charged with violating the Chronic Wasting Disease quarantine order issued by the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) last summer. The MDA and Department fo Natural Resources (DNR) announced last August […]