Host Family Needed in Rockford area

A host family in the Rockford High School area is being sought for 16 year old female exchange student from France due to arrive in late August for the upcoming academic year. She enjoys family activities, acting, shopping, likes children, and is ready to become a participating member of her American host family ­ pitching […]

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Nature Center Kicks Off Spring Cleaning Season with E-Waste Day

The days are getting brighter causing both birds and humans to prepare their nests for spring! The Howard Christensen Nature Center and Comprenew will join forces on March 7 to offer a free, convenient, environmentally safe way to dispose of office and household electronic waste. As you begin your spring-cleaning, remember that most electronic products […]

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Local Disability Advocate Wins Essay Contest

LANSING, MI- Chelsea Perry from Belmont, Michigan won $200 by placing second in the Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS) Personal Advocacy Essay Contest. The goal of the essay contest was to recognize someone who has had a significant impact on the lives of people with disabilities. Since she was a youngster, Perry has been […]

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Girl Scouts Invited to Cake Contest

The fourth Annual Rockford Girl Scouts Daddy/Daughter cake auction is scheduled for Saturday, March 14th 1:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Family Center. The event is open to all registered Rockford Girl Scouts and their dad, grandpa, uncle, etc. Cake check-in is at 1:30 to 2 p.m. with judging taking place at 2:0 and […]

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Ram Wrestlers Crowned District Champs, Heading to Regionals

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by TIM COOPER On Wednesday, Feb. 18 at Kentwood High School, the top-ranked Rockford Rams faced Grand Ledge in district dual competition. The district consisted of Rockford, Grand Ledge with the winner facing East Kentwood. Leading off for the Rams at 140 pounds was Zach Johnson facing Josh Vaillencourt. In a short and sweet match […]

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