Tannery to close May 15

‘We hope to accomplish this closing with the least possible disruption to our employees.’ by BETH ALTENA Wolverine World Wide notified tannery workers on Friday, March 20 of the closing of the Rockford tannery on May 15, 2009. In a letter titled WARN Notification to Union dated March 16, the letter stated that the purpose […]

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Rockford Post Office loses ‘one of the best’

Andrew Shears.

by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Andrew Shears has been going to work to the Rockford Post Office everyday for the past 30 years But come Friday, April 3, Shears will don his postal blues for the last time. Shear’s supervisor, Fred Farage, said that the person who replaces Shears will have some very big shoe’s to fill. […]

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Humane Society’s Kibble Konnection helps 104 families

The Humane Society of Kent County’s Kibble Konnection pet food bank helped 104 families at the first distribution on March 22, with a total of 159 dogs and 126 cats receiving supplemental food. “People were so grateful to have a place to come for help,” said Jennifer Self, Humane Education Coordinator for the Humane Society. […]

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Chandler Woods students re-enact Civil War

The middle school students at Chandler Woods Charter School did a reenactment of the Civil War today and had fun learning it. Even President Lincoln himself was there!

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Chandler Woods carnival great fun

Chandler Woods had their yearly school carnival last week and what a great turn out it was for both the school and children who attended! Dee Jay the Clown was there entertaining the crowd along with Mrs. Voelkel face painting Heaven Rademaker (from Belmont). Lake Brown (right) with friend Jacob Edgar (left) from Rockford.

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