Tax professionals have become very familiar with a relatively new term this tax season. It’s not a brand new term to the world at large. It’s just new to tax professionals because it hasn’t affected tax returns in a significant manner previous to this tax season. The term I am talking about is “poverty level” […]

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United Bank is proud to be the new sponsor of the successful Rogue River Blues Series.

Steve and Tammy

The Blues Series is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Once again, United Bank has shown its strong community spirit to ensure the success of this event for years to come,” says Michael Young, City Manager.   Area residents have enjoyed the Blues Series in downtown Rockford since its beginnings in 2003. […]

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Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President The Rockford Area Museum (RAM) has many displays containing artifacts and information. How many things are on display? That is an impossible question to answer without doing a lot of counting. However, when working a volunteer shift last week, I walked around and did a count on some things and thought […]

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Chandler Woods Charter Academy Inducts Students into National Junior Honor Society


Chandler Woods Charter Academy inducted its first group of students into the school’s newly created National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). Chandler Woods honored 20 students for their hard work, dedication, and commitment to their education at a ceremony with family and friends. Each student received a medal for their induction. To become an NJHS member, […]

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Carlson awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Rebecca Carlson, a Rockford graduate and student at Michigan State University has been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater Scholars are selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,206 mathematics, science, and engineering students who are nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide. One hundred forty-five of the Scholars […]

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