Our nation’s history comes to life this weekend

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

BATTLES AND EVERYDAY LIFE—will be featured during the two-day historic reenactment held this Saturday and Sunday. The reenactment covers Colonial times through the present and includes civilian and military demonstrations. What was it like to cook dinner over an open fire, carve your own utensils and tools, or fight in a battle in the woods? Find out this Saturday, [...]

Rockford man lands likely world-record trout

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

WORLD RECORD BROWN?—Tom Healy (right) of Rockford holds the 41.45-pound brown trout he recently caught on the Big Manistee River. It is believed that this is a world record brown trout. At the left is fishing guide Tim Roller of Cadillac. Fish featured on ESPN, Field and Stream It’s been said that Manistee is one of the best places to fish in the world. That may have [...]

Driver killed in head-on with semi-tanker

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

by Judy Reed Joan and Chuck Carpenter, of Oakfield Township, were heading westbound on M-57 to a doctor’s appointment Tuesday about 12:08 p.m., near Redmond Avenue, when the unthinkable happened. “The car in front of me just swerved across the center line and into that truck,” said Chuck, who was visibly shaken by the accident. The car in front of them had hit an [...]

Squire loves New York City

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

HAPPY BIRTHDAY—Emily Krygier, and her friend The Rockford Squire recently celebrated her 14th birthday in New York City. Here they are in Times Square, one of the many places they visited. They also visited the Empire State Building, Ground Zero, the Statue of Liberty, The Museum of Natural History, M&M World, Tiffany’s, Central Park, and St. Patrick’s [...]

Rockford couple take vacation of a lifetime

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry and Myrna Schuiling, of Rockford, recently returned from their vacation of a lifetime, in Alaska. Among highlights is Jerry’s “grand slam” of fishing—catching five species in one day. Schuiling caught an Arctic grayling, Arctic char, Northern pike, king salmon (he caught three that day, one at 36 pounds, which he released so it could spawn) and a chum or dog [...]
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