RHS girls varsity water polo earns gold Academic All American Honors

Rams senior goalie Kaitlyn Korhorn is ranked fifth in saves among Rockford varsity water polo goalkeepers.

  Correction In last week’s article “Rockford High School girls varsity water polo earns gold Academic All American honors,” senior goalie Kaitlyn Korhorn was inadvertently omitted from the list of post-season team members. With only one year of full-time goalkeeping, Korhorn put up enough saves to be ranked fifth all-time in saves among Rockford goalies. […]

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River Valley Academy’s Nicole Golemba: an Example in Excellence

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Industrious, conscientious student applauded for intrinsic motivation Nikole Golemba is described as a role model for both academic effort and community spirit at River Valley Academy. Being reasonable, respectful and responsible are among the qualities encouraged at River Valley Academy, and Nicole is known for her strength in all three. Staff there applaud Nikole for […]

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Kent County Health Department offers full lipid profile tests

On Thursday, August 6, the Kent County Health Department will offer full lipid profile tests at its North County Clinic, 4388 14 Mile Road N.E., Rockford . The test includes cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, blood pressure and pulse measurements, risk factor analysis, 10-year coronary heart disease risk score, an immediate explanation of results, and follow-up […]

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Classifieds – July 16, 2009

HELP WANTED IF YOU CAN SELL and you would like to make a decent commission, this could be a great job. Work in and out of the office for a local weekly newspaper. More than just sales, this is a great way to learn and understand marketing in the local field. No long-distance travel, established […]

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Merchant thinks time may be right for cultural/convention center

TO DO LIST—A 4,000-year-old merchant’s list on baked clay bears a striking resemblance to a modern ipod. Dale Robertson of the Grand Rapids Public Museum spoke to Rockford Rotary on the value of museums to a community. He is pictured with Floyd Havemeier.

by BETH ALTENA With changes guaranteed to come to downtown with the closing of the Wolverine tannery, one Rockford merchant has a vision he believes would benefit Rockford. Herman’s Boy’s Floyd Havemeier is an idea guy, and he believes now may be the right timing for consideration of an arts and convention center for Rockford. […]

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