Nothin’ but the Biz—Chamber annual dinner hits all marks


Annual event honors our success stories Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner was a hit from soup to nuts—or rather, dinner to awards ceremony Friday, January 23. The evening began with fine fare from restaurants in the Taste of Rockford with hor douvres, meals and a splendid desert table. The SCORE offered tenderloin with rosemary […]

Students at Our Lady of Consolation school make rosaries to support mission work overseas

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Students at Our Lady of Consolation School are making a big impact not only in their community but across the world. 8th graders spent an hour putting together World Mission Rosaries as part of Catholic Schools Week. The students spent an hour making the rosaries on Thursday, January 22nd. The rosaries are part of a […]


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Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 28, 2015 – The second annual Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games are quickly approaching. The Winter Games main festival is taking place Feb. 20-22, with some sports starting their competition this weekend Jan. 31-Feb. 1.The Winter Games features 19 different sports and 2,000+ athletes are expected to participate. The […]

Demand for “Buy Local” creates quite a Buzz in Rockford


Beekeeping; one of the oldest professions known to man as depicted in ancient cave drawings, is now becoming very popular among modern man and woman alike. The increasing demand for local honey, Honey bees and the products from the beehive has opened the door for any beekeeper or hobbyist who cares to sell these products […]

Women rescue two puppies from sub-zero weather, potentially deadly outcome


Tuesday, January13, as the temperature dipped below zero, a woman walking her dog near 44th and Division in Wyoming found two puppies huddled in a neighbor’s front yard whimpering. The puppies—a six-month-old and a four-month-old—were extremely skinny, malnourished, and shivering. The four month old was barely conscious, the other extremely lethargic. The woman knocked on […]