Local students graduated from Central Michigan University last December

Graduates include: Leah Haadsma, Bachelor of Science in Education, Cedar Springs; Kaitlin Douglass, Bachelor of Science, Rockford; Benjamin Eidson, Bachelor of Science in Education, Rockford; Kenneth Kott, Bachelor of Applied Arts, Rockford; Jonathan Miller, Bachelor of Science, Rockford; David Schaller, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Rockford; Edward Wagner, Bachelor of Science, Rockford; Daniel Wernet, […]

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Mexico, Italy, sunny Caribbean comes to downtown Rockford with Spring Break Saturday

Grand prize two-night stay at Little River Casino and a Go-pro camera for lucky drawing winners   Italy never tasted as good as it will March 28 in downtown Rockford. Explore Bowdacious Designs, 27 N Main Street to find Easter eggs, visit Kimberly’s Boutique to “cake walk” exotic locales and win prizes, try a tasty […]

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Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President When fire destroyed Rockford High School in February of 1922, a new building was constructed beside Rockford Athletic Park on North Main Street. This one story structure housed all of Rockford’s students from kindergarten to twelfth grade. The school’s main entrance faced Main Street and many classrooms were located to the […]

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That ONE Team Robotics Team Wins Chairman’s Award

The ONE Team Chairman's Award winners

That ONE (Our Next Engineers) Team, a high school robotics team from Plainfield Township, was awarded the prestigious Chairman’s Award at the FIRST Robotics District Competition held at East Kentwood High School on March 5-7, 2015. The team is now guaranteed a spot to compete in the Michigan State Competition scheduled for April 8-11 at […]

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North Rockford Students Named Essay Contest Winners

North RMS Essay Contest

Three students from North Rockford Middle School have been named local winners in the 46th annual America and Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. The three students, who earned first, second, and third place awards, are Dwight Hua, first; Justin Kuiper, second; and Evan Powers, third. All three received award certificates for their […]

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