Dancing Through the Decades—Rockford Homecoming memories

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s Homecoming was Friday, October 9, 2009 at Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium. Pictured are the king and queen and the homecoming court. KING AND QUEEN­—George McConnell and Kelsey Kinstle.   Jill Fowle and Alex Devries.                       Margaret Smiley and Jacob Loader.   Jenna Johnson and Joe Stefanski.                   [...]

First death reported in Kent County associated with H1N1 influenza

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On October 23 the Kent County Health Department was informed a female in her 50s died from multiple underlying health conditions, including the H1N1 influenza. It is the first such death in the county. “We extend our deepest sympathies to this woman’s family and friends,” said Cathy Raevsky of the Health Department. “Flu activity has increased greatly in Michigan [...]

Morgan shares story of Rockford Ambulance

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Historical meeting tells tales, next is November 5 at 7 p.m. In 1972, Rockford Ambulance was in its infancy with $5,800 in assets and one van. According to director Roger Morgan, despite humble beginnings the service has always been a leader in care. He spoke before the October Rockford Historical Society meeting on Thursday, October 1. “Rockford Ambulance has always [...]

Rockford defeats Bulldogs, finishes regular season undefeated

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    Tyler Pratt scores from five yards out. Photo by TONY ANDERSON     Nick Smythe scores for the Rams. Photo by TONY ANDERSON by TONY ANDERSON The Rockford Rams traveled to Grandville on Friday, Oct. 23, with the hopes of finishing the regular season undefeated. The Bulldogs won the coin toss and deferred to the second half. The Rams started on their 20-yard line. [...]

Rockford water polo claims sixth straight district title

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The Rams celebrate their sixth consecutive district trophy. Photo by GORDEN PETERSON Rockford fought through a week of illness and some stiff competition to claim its sixth consecutive district water polo title Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Rockford High School pool. The Rams have not lost a game in a district championship tournament since the format was adopted in 2004. The [...]
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