Rams varsity volleyball victorious at Cristi Curtis Memorial

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s varsity volleyball team beats Grand Rapids Christian 17-25, 25-23 and 15-11 in the finals of the Cristi Curtis Memorial tournament in Byron Center on Saturday, October 10, 2009. Picture are (front row, l–r) Nikki Czehowski, Halle Peterson, Morgan Denham, Dana Dirolami, Kim Weaver, Sidney Ridriguez, Jenna Lysne, Ali Prus; (back row) Coach Christine Mills, [...]

Obituary — Curtis Kleynenberg

October 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Curtis Kleynenberg Curtis Kleynenberg, age 37, of Sand Lake passed away on Friday, October 23, 2009, following injuries from an automobile accident. He was a 1990 graduate of Rockford High School, where he was a diver on the swim team, receiving several awards including being honored as an All State diver. He worked with his grandfather and father at Kleynenberg Well [...]

Family turns tail on rat race for nine months

October 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

THE FIRST STEP TO A NEW LIFE—Craig and Danielle Parrent with their children, Morgan, 8, Ryann, 6 and Jaxon, 3 preparing to leave on their journey. “We want to experience life in a new way and show our children first-hand that life is what you make of it,” Danielle said. The couple closed their business, sold their home and hit the road.   Craig and Danielle Parrent [...]

Four inducted into Rockford Athletic Hall of Fame

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

RAM FAME—Pictured are this year’s inductees into the Rockford Athletic Hall of Fame. From left Tim and Pam Beimers, Tammy (Staudacher) Daly and Jason Schab. Not picture is Fred Rowley, who died in WWII. Twently years ago, then Athletic Director Dave Price instituted the Rockford Athletic Hall of Fame. He believed Rockford should recognize some of the outstanding [...]

Herman’s Boy has reinvented, reinvested for success

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

Family business celebrates 30 years When Floyd Havemeier purchased his first building in downtown Rockford, he had no intention of opening up his own shop, much less starting a family dynasty in Herman’s Boy, a roastery, bakery, confectionery and smokehouse located at 220 Northland Drive. Now his store employs three generations of the family, has a total staff of 20 and [...]
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