School Beat – August 13, 2009

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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 math, four years of English, three [...]

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 the children arrived, she became a stay-at-home mom. In 1963 Theresa and her [...]

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 Martin of Traverse City. The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate [...]

Sam’s Joint condos ready for sale after three years of construction

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by MITCH HARVATIN Student reporter It took more time than originally thought but Sam Bravata, owner of Sam’s Joint restaurant in downtown Rockford, will be giving the okay to put the condos, located above the restaurant, on the market. The new condos should be ready for sale by the end of this week. According to Bravata, whoever buys the “deluxe condo” for $189,000 [...]

Annual Rockford football golf outing huge success

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The Rockford Construction team of (l–r) Kyle Wustman, Gabe VanderJagt, Norm Noordeloos and Justin Noordeloos win this year’s Spaghetti Dad’s Football Golf Outing. On July 25, 74 golfers attended the second annual Spaghetti Dad’s Football Golf Outing at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Many were blaming the wind for their scores, however rumor has it there were some [...]
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