Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

Terry Konkle – President   Since the start of the Rockford Area Museum (RAM) project in 2012 until the present, many questions have been asked about various aspects of the positive adventure. Some queries concern the RAM while other questions deal with the Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS). The following statements should help readers with […]

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The Rockford High School Skeet and Trap team started in December 2014


Colin Pickerd, a high school student, and his father Brian Pickerd, a teacher at the high school, suggested the proposal and it was approved by the school personnel. Colin had been shooting with his grandfather, Gordon Pickerd, for quite some time. The program was well represented by interested students and their parents. The Rockford Sportsman’s […]

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Letter to the Editor

“Bottom line is this, if it’s determined that [the half acre in question is] part of the park, than we can not sell it. If it’s not determined that its ever become part of the park or dedicated for public use, than that’s when we’ll have Dick Went take a look at and give us […]

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That ONE Team moves on to World Robotics Championship

That ONE State Championship

Facing strong competition from the best of the best FIRST Robotics teams in Michigan, That ONE Team #4967 (Our Next Engineers) from Belmont finished in third place with their alliance partners The Flyers #66 from Chelsea and Technical Difficulties #1502 from Ypsilanti at the FIRST in Michigan Championship held at the Delta Plex April 9-11, […]

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Modisher brings wealth of experience to RHS girl’s soccer

Rockford begins a new era of girl’s soccer in 2015 with the naming of new head coach Scott Modisher to that position. Modisher is the current assistant coach of the four-time national champion (eight-time final four participant) women’s team from Grand Valley State University. But that is far from his only experience on the pitch. […]

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