Businesses work together for Relay fund raiser

WORKING TOGETHER—Dave Parish of D.A.D.’S Tents and Dave Brickner of Ric’s Food Center team up for Relay for Life.

It’s said two heads are better than one, and two businesses may be as well. Ric’s Food Center at first planned a nice open house and customer appreciation day, but  has now partnered with D.A.D.’S Tents for an event the two businessmen hope will result in a doozy of a donation for Relay for Life. […]

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The Squire travels to Animal Kingdom

Rockford Squire visits Animal Kingdom

DISNEY ADVENTURE— Ryann, Camden and Hope Deuel (l–r) stop to check out the local Rockford news while visiting Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom.

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Wildfire consumes Nelson Township home

HOME BURNS—A woman and her

by JUDY REED Nelson Township resident Brad Smith knew something wasn’t right when he saw a plume of smoke rising into the air as he drove west on 18 Mile near Shaner about 2 p.m. Thursday, April 16. “I’d seen fires around from people burning but this was different,” he said. Smith headed in the […]

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A cool ten thou, a new car, a million bucks could be yours

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT—2009 Committee Members (l-r) John Decker of John Decker Chevrolet, Inc.; Bob Kleinsteiber of LSS Holdings; Jason Rop of Blakeslee, Fry and Scales PC; Lance Carlson of New York Life Insurance Company; Tim Offer of National City Bank; Kristi Robins of Comerica Bank; and Juan Martinez representing Blythefield Country Club. Camera shy—Thom Arends of Thom’s Hair Design; Doug Kliewer of Prudential Financial; Kate Swendrowski of RAI; and Tim Saladin of Independent Bank.

Chamber 14th annual golf outing offers big opportunities by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Blythefield Country Club is hosting this year’s 14th Annual Community Golf Outing sponsored by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce on Monday, May 4. This is the first year that John Decker from Decker Chevrolet will be giving away a brand new car as the […]

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Two injured in rollover crash

CRASH CAUSES INJURIES—A rollover accident rerouted traffic at Northland Drive and 14 Mile in the early afternoon Monday.

The construction at Northland Drive and 14 Mile may have played a part in a rollover accident Monday, April 20. According to the Michigan State Police, an 85-year-old woman from Pierson was driving her Oldsmobile eastbound on M-57 about 12:30 p.m. Monday, when she turned north on Northland Drive and into the path of a […]

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