Rotarians provide turkeys for holiday meals

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

ROTARY TURKEYS HOLD SPARTAN TURKEYS—Seriously, though, North Kent Service Center (NKSC) warehouse manager John Leale (left) and NKSC office manager Deb Slot (right) receive a generous donation of 116 D&W Fresh Market turkeys from the Rockford Rotary Club, represented by past president Dave Robach (center left) and current president Ramona Hinton (center right). [...]

Just call him ‘Fred’

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

SIGN HERE—A beaming Rockford Mayor Janice “Chi Chi” Rogers (center) has just had her book autographed by Fred Meijer. Pam Kleibusch (right) has been Fred’s personal assistant for 52 years. Coincidentally, Rogers has been an official greeter and event coordinator for the Rockford Meijer since the day it opened. Meijer book-signing event an evening of fun by CLIFF [...]

Ram volleyball victorious in regional competition

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Lady Rams varsity volleyball team celebrates victory in regional play. by Becky Erste-Holmberg On Tuesday evening, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., the Rockford varsity volleyball team took on the Hudsonville Eagles in the first round of regional competition. The warm-ups featured cross court action with the coaches spiking for the players to dig the ball. The National Anthem [...]

Old broads hold pajama party at Grandma’s House

November 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

MAYORS NIGHT OUT—(Pictured left to right) Wyoming Mayor Carol Sheets, Cedar Springs Mayor Linda Hunt, Walker Mayor Pro-Tem Barbara Holt, Cedar Springs Mayor Pro-Tem Pat Capek and Rockford’s Mayor Janice “Chi Chi” Rogers enjoy a first-ever Lady Mayor’s PJ Party. by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Friday evening we had just settled down for a quiet evening of reading. [...]

BDR asks for $2.3 million in damages over Family Fare plan

November 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

LAWSUIT WRAPS UP—The Plainfield Township manager, a trustee, supervisor, attorney and clerk wait on the tenth floor of the Grand Rapids Circuit Court with developer BDR’s attorney and a partner prior to closing arguments in the lawsuit BDR filed against Plainfield Township. The last day of the trial was Monday, November 9, when Judge Dennis Leiber heard one-hour [...]
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