Candlestone Golf and Resort gets facelift

by Scott Yeomans The Candlestone Golf and Resort was built in the early 1970’s, in the middle of an apple orchard, with just a restaurant and hotel. In 1978 the golf course, which is considered to be one of Jerry Mathews’ best designs, was built. Since taking over the Resort in 2008 the new owners […]

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HEART of Rockford Business Association Green Bag of HEARTS promotion to continue

Stroll through downtown Rockford on the third Wednesday of the month and chances are you’ll see plenty of people carrying a celery green bag. This eye catching tote made of recycled material is more than a handy way to haul your purchases. The bag is in fact a promotion offered by the downtown HEART of […]

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New kids consignment boutique coming to Downtown Rockford

Teresa Patteuw.

In today’s economy you can’t go wrong shopping at Gumballs and Overalls, the new kid’s consignment boutique coming to downtown Rockford. At the upscale consignment boutique you will find name brands such as Gymboree, Gap, Tommy Hillfiger, The Children’s Place, Ralph Lauren, Limited Too, and many designer brands all for up to 70 percent off […]

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Blues Begins

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The season’s first free Huntington Bank Rogue River Blues concert was held Tuesday, June 9 on the banks of the Rogue River. In a brand-spanking new Garden Club park which has undergone a transformation this spring, the series promises a great summer of family entertainment.

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Pole vaulter Birkmeier sets state record—again

Sarah Birkmeier is the first girl from Michigan to jump 13 feet. Coach Kevin Patterson originally thought it wouldn’t happen until next year.

  Rockford High School junior Sarah Birkmeier has done it again. Competing in the MHSAA Division I state track and field meet at East Kentwood High School on May 30, Birkmeier jumped an incredible 13 feet even to capture her second straight state championship. Her record jump beat the previous Division I state meet record […]

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