City of Rockford may say no to federal stimulus money

Rockford City Manager Michael Young said the federal restrictions on money provided by the stimulus program may make the cash not worth the effort. Before Rockford City Council on Monday, August 10, Young told the board that Rockford may receive approval for stimulus monies for a $120,000 project to repave Main Street. Because handicap ramps […]

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MCC announces spring 2009 honors lists

The Montcalm Community College spring 2009 semester honors lists include 596 students. Of these, 308 students obtained a 3.7 to 4.0 grade-point average (GPA), earning them a place on the President’s Honors List or the Part-time President’s Honors List, and 288 students earned a place on the Honors List or Part-time Honors List with GPAs […]

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School Beat – August 13, 2009

by RYAN KELLEY, Ed.D. Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum If you are the parent of a high school student, you are aware that the State of Michigan has increased the number of courses that are required to graduate—the new requirements are known as the Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC). Among these new requirements are four years of […]

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Obituaries – August 13, 2009

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Brown   Mrs. Theresa M. Brown, age 82, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 9, 2009. Shortly after her graduation from St. Louis High School in Mt. Clemens, Theresa married Bill Brown on November 9, 1946. At that time she was working for Detroit Edison, but when […]

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Engagements – August 13, 2009

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Rogers – Rich Geralyn and Rick Barker of Rockford and Scot and Toni Rich of Sparta announce the engagement of their son, Josh Rich, to Sarah Rogers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Rogers of Grand Rapids. Proud grandparents are Nancy Van Lopik of Grand Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. David Laux of Belding, and Dorothy […]

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