Adult book club begins soon

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Kent District Library will again offer its “Let It Snow” adult book club beginning December 1. The program offers prizes and more for readers and runs through March 31, 2010. Sign up at your local branch to receive a bingo card with squares representing various kinds of books. Play bingo while you read, and enter to win prizes such as gift cards. Winners of two [...]

Halfway Restaurant offers free meals to those affected by economy

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Michelle Worden (left) and Missy Brower (right), owners of Halfway Restaurant in Rockford, are happy to provide Thanksgiving dinners free of charge to those in need. A Thanksgiving meal shouldn’t be an occasion to dwell on temporary financial setbacks, and sisters Michelle Worden and Missy Brower, owners of the Halfway Restaurant, 10792 14 Mile Road, intend to make sure [...]

Letters to the Editor — November 18, 2009

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Feeding, baiting ban should be obeyed Dear Editor, I am surprised to note today that several gas station convenience stores (I found five within a five-mile radius of downtown Rockford) are selling large bags of shelled corn, corn on the cob, apples, carrots and beets. While no further cases have been made public by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) of [...]

Weddings — November 18, 2009

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Mette-Mazur John Patrick Mette and Amanda Suzanne Mazur were united in marriage on October 17, 2009, at North Park Presbyterian Church in Grand Rapids. John is the son of Dr. Robert and Kimberly Mette of Belmont. He is a 2002 graduate of Rockford High School, a 2004 graduate of Grand Rapids Community College, and a 2009 graduate of Ferris State University. He is employed [...]

Long-time police dispatcher leaves Rockford

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

FAMILY COUNTS—One of the reasons Sam Russell chose to leave her position with the Rockford Police Department is to spend more time with her family. Several showed up at a reception held in her honor Friday, Nov. 13. Pictured is Russell’s son-in-law Mike Richard, granddaughter Natalie, Sam Russell, her daughter April Richard, Russell’s mother Rose Minard, Russell’s [...]
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