Rockford crew starts season strong

Rockford crew team's top ten finishers earn the Rams enough points for a first-place win at Forest Hills Central against seven other teams.

by CANDY BURRIS In a test of physical strength and endurance, the Rockford crew team stood up to the challenge and excelled. Claiming first-place honors for the second year in a row, the Rams clearly showed they were the best in West Michigan. Competing against Forest Hills Central (FHC), Forest Hills Eastern, Lowell, East Grand […]

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Keep your best fur friend safe from toxic substances

Sam Hyer

by SAM HYER Ahh March, with our thoughts turning to spring and all of its promise, a part of that thought process turns to spring cleaning. Here are a few things to keep in mind when thinking at “pet level.” According to the ASPCA  in 2008, over 140,000 cases of pets being exposed to toxic […]

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RHS varsity dance team tryouts

Try out for the varsity dance team at Rockford High School, and meet the new coaching staff! Tryouts are scheduled for May 1 and 2. For more information visit www.leaguelineup.com/rhsdance.

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Passports available at your local township hall

By JEFF HAWKINS Plainfield Township Deputy Clerk On June 01, 2009, U.S. citizens must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the US government to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bahamas at land borders and sea ports of entry. At Plainfield Township, we’ve been telling […]

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Gill

Lynn H. Gill

Mr. Lynn H. Gill, age 93, of Rockford passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009. He was salutatorian of the 1935 class of Big Rapids High School. He and his brothers played semi-pro baseball, and he was initiated into the Mecosta County Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991. For 41 years Lynn worked at Michigan […]

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