Teen hero rushes to rescue at Santa Parade

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

This year's Rockford Michigan State Police Explorers group includes Alex Kilvington (center, front), who helped a fellow teen with a diabetic reaction during Rockford’s Santa Parade December 5. Also pictured are (not in order) Christian Bomer, Samuel Griswold, Zachary Johnson, Grant Longberg, Zachary McKale, Joseph Punt, Sgt. Amber Sauer, Jacob Scheib, Lt. Jonathan [...]

International traveler finds beauty in unusual

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Bill Ravenscraft holds The Rockford Squire newspaper while sitting with a Siberian Tiger in Jakarta, one of many destinations around the world. Rockford man Bill Ravenscraft has a job that takes him around the world. He’s been to China, Tokyo, South Korea, Indonesia, Moscow, Dubai, India, Costa Rica, the Honduras, Hong Kong and Bogota Columbia. A recent trip, on [...]

Bowman undertakes next ‘humanly impossible task’

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Volunteers, including members of the Bowman family of Rockford, build a 30'x100' hospital with an operating room, labor and delivery room, central supply, four examination rooms, and a 16-bed ward. No one believed Dave Bowman’s first “humanly impossible” undertaking could become a reality. When the Rockford man, retired and with poor health, [...]

Holiday Enchantment — December 23, 2009

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Stephanie Porter (left) of Ionia is the winner of a Demdaco nativity scene, which is presented to her by Cathy’s Hallmark’s newest assistant manager, Theresa VanOs (right). Cathy’s Hallmark announces winner of nativity scene When Stephanie Porter of Ionia, a student at Aquinas College, was shopping for ornaments at Cathy’s Hallmark with her boyfriend, they saw a [...]

School Beat — December 23, 2009

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford Public Schools’ libraries are places of opportunity by CINDY KITZROW Director of Library and Media Services Rockford libraries are the cornerstone of our school community. We are the learning hub and integral to the teaching and learning for Rockford Public Schools (RPS) students. We provide teachers and students with a full range of print and electronic [...]
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