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 […]

Balancing High Tech and High Touch in Hospice Care

Digestible sensors. Fitbits. Telemedicine. Doximity. Electronic aspirin. The pace at which technology is transforming health care is dizzying and attracting big investors. Venture capital firms pump more than $1 billion annually into health care information technology, a number that has more than tripled since 2010. Yet in an age where health care has gone increasingly […]

State Police Receives Approval to Fly Unmanned Aircraft System

State Police Receives Approval to Fly Unmanned Aircraft System to Support Public Safety Media demonstration scheduled for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11 in Lansing   The Michigan State Police (MSP) has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), making the department one of the first police agencies in the nation to obtain statewide […]

MASH comes to the West Michigan stage


Rogue River Community Theatre Company presents the iconic comedy March 19-21   CEDAR SPRINGS, Mich. – One of the most popular sitcoms in television history is coming to Cedar Springs this month as Rogue River Community Theatre Company presents the stage version of M*A*S*H. Based on the  hugely successful TV series that aired between Sept. […]

Rockford coin show to bring treasures to town ‘You never know what will be there’

Me holding American Silver Eagles .999 % Silver. One is slabbed by NGC at a perfect grade of MS 70 and the other a raw coin from the US Mint which would grade MS 69 or better. The raw coin can be purchased for $20 at the current metal market and the MS 70 graded coin has an approximate value of $60.

by BETH ALTENA   Rockford resident George Mayhak understands the allure of that perfect coin, the pull to look through just one more coin collection to see what might be there, and the surprise and excitement of realizing what you have is rare and valuable. All that will be arriving in Rockford at the Rockford […]