Sellers, buyers, mark your calendars

A Community Garage Sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to enjoy a day of food, music and great deals! Don’t miss this great opportunity to sell your own goodies and make some extra cash! The event will be held in the parking lot of Resurrection […]

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Join in community music groups!

If you’d like to sing in the Rogue River Chorale or perform in the Community Band or Orchestra, we’d love to hear you. The band and orchestra practice Monday nights and the choir practices Thursday nights at 7 p.m. at North Rockford Middle School. Bring your instrument or your voice and join us! For more […]

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Fire burning in Nelson Township

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Photos by Richard Sharp, WZZM 13 News By Judy Reed Fire crews from Sand Lake and Cedar Springs are on the scene of a house and wildfire that is burning on a private drive off Shaner Avenue, just south of Coan. Firefighters were called to the scene about 2 p.m. Thursday, with DNR aerial support […]

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Merchants join with boosters to build Community Unity

GO RAMS!—Your Rockford merchants are behind you 100 percent. A new Community Unity card will allow 10 percent of a sale to go to the Rockford Sports Boosters three times a year. Pictured are Community Unity organizers Polly VonEschen, Meredith Gremel and Barb Stein.

  by BETH ALTENA   Buy a better product and put money into Rockford Public Schools sports programs. Downtown merchants have formed a new partnership with Rockford Sports Boosters. The program keeps the dollars spent for sports fundraising local, offers better products (those offered here in town) and might keep kids from selling door to […]

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What’s up with the big green footprints?

Sue Arend (R) REF Administrator and Rockford High School senior Shelby Jacobs (L) announce the “Selling of the Sod” event.  Jacobs is currently serving as a RHS Co-operative Intern with the REF under the mentorship of Arend.

Buy your own piece of Ted sod by Cliff and Nancy Hill It’s spring and miraculously the downtown sidewalks have sprouted pairs of big green footprints.  What’s up with the feet?  Turns out that the Rockford Education Foundation (REF) in a joint venture with the Rockford’s Football and Band Boosters had the feet placed on […]

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