Rockford’s Andi Raymond commits to Towson University lacrosse

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

  It isn’t everyday that a college located in the lacrosse hotbed of America, Baltimore, Md., recruits a girl from Michigan. Rockford lacrosse standout Andi Raymond has verbally committed to taking her skills to Towson University beginning in the fall of 2010. Raymond, a rising senior, is the first girl from West Michigan to be offered a lacrosse scholarship by a Top [...]

Riptide swimmers qualify for state

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Qualifying for the 2009 Michigan Swimming Long Course state championships at Eastern Michigan University are (front row, l–r) Peyton Rayburn, Delayni Kornak-Kotarba, Sara Fredricks, Meegan Snyman, Jacob Newberger, Alec Cutler; (middle) Erin Hudson, Megan Schremp, Dakota Noble, Marissa Marion, Ben Hoffmeister, Daniel Haid, David Newberger; (back) Rachel Fredricks, [...]

Classifieds – July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

HELP WANTED IF YOU CAN SELL and you would like to make a decent commission, this could be a great job. Work in and out of the office for a local weekly newspaper. More than just sales, this is a great way to learn and understand marketing in the local field. No long-distance travel, established accounts included. Must have valid driver’s license. For more information [...]

Bragging bandit busted after blowing cash

July 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

WHAT AN IDIOT—Gerard Michael Coulombe, 25, of Grand Rapids, was caught by the Kent County Sheriff Department and is suspected of robbing the Lake Michigan Credit Union Monday, July 13. He bragged to friends of the robbery and showed his picture on online news to prove it. Suspect bought drugs, gambled cash, fought off robbers with skateboard by BETH ALTENA After Gerard [...]

Fire closes Rocky’s for two days

July 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

  QUICK RESPONSE—(above) Firefighters prepare to enter a smoking Rocky’s on the corner of Main and Courtland streets Friday, July 17, after they received a call that one of the ice cream machines caught fire.   TAKE OUT WINDOW VIEW—(right) A fireman inspects smoldering equipment inside Rocky’s. A short in a soft-serve ice cream machine was found to have been the [...]
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