Kraker Obituary

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mr. Alvin “Al” Kraker and his beloved wife of fifty-three years, Lillian J. Kraker, both age 91, went home to be with their Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, just four days apart, passing away peacefully, Al on Monday, August 3, 2015, and his dearest Lillian on Friday, August 7, 2015. Al was born to Harm and Dena (Tuinstra) Kraker on Thursday, June 26, 1924, in [...]

Finch Obituary

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Charles T. Finch aged 35 of Cedar Springs, passed away unexpectedly Monday, August 3, 2015. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Hilton and Marjorie Pearcy, Leo and Nellie Finch; grandparents-in-law, Dennis & Bonnie Ragen.  Surviving are his loving wife of 10 years, Sarah; their children, Isabella, Charlie and Anastasia; his faithful dog, Reese; his parents, [...]

Get ready for the FREE GRandJazzFest Aug. 15-16 in downtown Grand Rapids

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation brings 10 diverse jazz performance acts to the Rosa Parks Circle stage in downtown Grand Rapids this Aug. 15-16 at West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival. The schedule is posted on GRandJazzFest’s brand-new website at http://grandjazzfest.org/. This year’s headline act brings together three [...]

Rockford student named new Kent County Youth Fair princess

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Congratulations to Johanna (JoJo) Bailey on becoming the Kent County Youth Fair Princess….Johanna is a Rockford East School student who is going into the sixth grade. Each year, the Kent County Youth Fair provides an exciting opportunity to over 100 exhibitors and more than 40,000 patrons! It is “all about the kids” and its evident everywhere you look! The Kent [...]

Cupcake sheetcake baker is an incredible woman

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dianna Robach kindly sent us a blurb about the impressive display of cupcakes for National Night Out. It is great because the maker of the cupcake is someone who is quietly working behind the scenes for rockford in many ways for many, many years. Dianna wrote, “I thought you would be interested in this story.  It refers to Rockford National Kids Night Out held [...]
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