June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

WELCOME-—Wendy and Jon Klein are excited to be joining Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church’s staff and congregation. Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 4610 Belding Rd., Rockford, will ordain and install Jonathan Klein as its associate pastor in a special 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday, July 12. A cookout will follow the service. The community is invited to join by [...]

Rockford Post Office to close at noon on July 3

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Noon set as day’s final mail collection Rockford’s Post Office will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2009, to allow retail employees to spend more time with their families. Noon will be the last collection for mail deposited in blue collection boxes that day. All collection points that have a regularly scheduled collection time prior to 12:00 p.m. (noon) [...]

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lion Nancee DeVogel (left) is presented the Melvin Jones award by Rockford Lions President Jan Strauss (right). At a recent Rockford Lions Club meeting, Lion Nancee DeVogel was presented with the highest form of recognition by the Lions Clubs’ International Foundation. Receiving a plaque reading, “For Dedicated Humanitarian Service,” DeVogel was named a [...]

The Hut coming to Rockford

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

The “bread store” (Butternut Bread discount outlet) in the front of the Rockford Meijer is down and a strip mall is on its way. According to Rockford City Manager Michael Young, the Ten Mile Corridor planning committee has no objections to the retail shops that will occupy the mall. “It was already zoned commercial because of the bread store,” [...]

Tragic death shows importance of learning CPR

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford resident, sports mom and nurse, Nancy Roberts, couldn’t ultimately save the life of Dorian Dawkins after the 14-year-old recently collapsed at a basketball meet. Roberts, who is CPR and defibrillator certified, was among parents at the Michigan State University meet. She said the day’s activities had pretty much concluded and it was around 8:15 p.m. [...]
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