Incredible Volunteer Turnout for Spring Insect Monitoring


Trout Unlimited’s Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative in Michigan recently hosted a volunteer insect monitoring day in partnership with the Michigan TU Council and Cannon Township. Eighty-five volunteers, including Boy Scouts, local residents and school children, and TU members, helped sample 10 sites on the Rogue River and Bear Creek. Additional sites that were sampled […]

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5/12/15 – Once again, Rockford High School’s ‘Close Up’ group traveled to Washington DC to participate in a work study program geared towards inspiring civic engagement in young people from around the country.  The group is led by Brad Keeler, a history teacher at the Rockford High School Freshman Center, and consisted of 8 students […]

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Metro Health Hospital Receives One of Health Care’sTop Environmental Awards

Metro Health Hospital Receives One of Health Care’sTop Environmental Awards Practice Greenhealth Recognizes Metro’s Leadership Role in Health Care Sustainability Wyoming, Michigan, May 15, 2015 – For the seventh year in a row, Metro Health Hospital has received the top environmental award from Practice Greenhealth for its leadership role in health care sustainability. Practice Greenhealth […]

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Tennis awards


Rockford grad Jenelle Miller receives the NAIA Tennis Scholar Athlete Award   The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced today that 135 women’s tennis student-athletes have been named 2014-15 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.   In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point […]

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Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp to host two youth ballets

This summer, the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp will again be welcoming two Ballet schools from Germany, as they tour the Midwest as part of the International Exchange Program from Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. The Ballettschule Feibicke from Berlin will be in our area from July 17-21, and the Dance Center #1 from Augsburg will be here […]

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