RHS Marching Band heads to camp

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Freshman Center was full of activity on Sunday, July 26, as the 250 members of 2015 Rockford High School Marching Band prepared to head to their annual band camp at Andrews University in Berrien Springs.   Under the leadership of Rockford High School (RHS) band director Brian Phillips, this marks the third week of band activities for the group since school [...]

Hugs is the queen of the show in Goldsmith family

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Who wouldn’t notice this? A pair of people walking by with two enormous dogs, and then, at a fraction of the size, one very little dog? We couldn’t resist and had to stop them and find out more. The Goldsmith family moved from California to here about six years ago and just love it. They brought with them their unlikely group of pets. Mom Lisa Goldsmith said she likes [...]

State Police Investigating Triple Fatal Crash

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Rockford Post are investigating a triple fatal, two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Maple Island and Evanston Roads in Egelston Township, Muskegon County. Preliminary investigation shows that a Nissan Versa, with three occupants, was traveling westbound on Evanston Road and pulled into the path of a south bound pickup [...]

Plainfield Township Supervisor ordered to pay $540,000 for diverted funds

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jay Spencer, third from left, is pictured listening to Debbie Hagedorn during a citizen’s comments at the Plainfield Township regular board meeting July 20. By BETH ALTENA In an appeal ruling, Jay Spencer, Plainfield Township’s elected supervisor, was ordered to pay triple the amount of money he diverted from a client’s retirement IRA to a personal account and [...]

Car robbers caught after staff sees theft mid-morning

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA A month-long string of car thefts left law enforcement frustrated until Plainfield Township staff looked out of the township office window to see culprits rooting around in staff vehicles mid-morning Monday, July 20. According to Cameron Van Wyngarden, Township Superintendent, it was before noon when someone in the township office saw four individuals [...]
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