Lady Rams win JV state championship

Rockford’s junior varsity girls water polo team celebrates their victory over 13 other teams in the Michigan Water Polo Junior Varsity State Championship tournament.            Photo by KANDI JEZAK

Varsity celebrates senior night with victory over EGR Rockford and East Grand Rapids high schools jointly hosted the Michigan Water Polo Junior Varsity State Championship tournament on Friday and Saturday, May 7-8. Fourteen teams played tough through 24 games to earn a shot at the state title. Both Rockford and Troy went undefeated in the […]

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Grillapalooza hot success despite daunting weather

Jamie McCormick and Natalie Beeg hand out samples of turkey and pork cooked in a Big Green Egg. The pair had a great time under an outdoor awning last Saturday, despite rain and wind.

The Big Green Egg and staff at Herman’s Boy made this year’s Grillapalooza a popular and well-attended event, despite a weather prediction of possible snow flurries and blowing rain. Members of the Rockford Sportsman’s Club were on hand to talk about the Junior Olympic Archery Program and plenty of residents tasted samples of turkey and […]

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Program an investment in our children

Officer Dave Jehnzen speaks before the Plainfield Township Board, asking them to continue to fund the student D.A.R.E. program. “D.A.R.E. isn’t about drugs. It is about a complete approach to lifestyle as they go through elementary school, high school and hopefully for the rest of their lives,” Jehnzen said.

“This is an investment in our children.” D.A.R.E. Officer Dave Jehnzen and Rockford’s Chief of Police Dave Jones spoke before the Plainfield Township Board Monday, May 3, asking the township to continue to support D.A.R.E. Jehnzen took time to describe some of the highlights of the program and answer the board’s questions. Plainfield Township has […]

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Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher

Deep doo-doo Problems, problems everywhere. • The oil spill in the Gulf may be coming under control, but the damage is tremendous. BP, the oil company that owns the rig (and the problem), may end up broke. Maybe better them than all the people depending on the Gulf for food and a living. • The […]

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Birthdays — May 15-21, 2010

15th Steve Douthett, Curt Hazlewood, Cyndy Len, Linda Richard, Darlene Thorington 16th Kristi Anderson, Marjorie Brooks, Terry Guinnup, Patte Carter Hevia 17th Evelyn Hoekwater, Roger Stotz 18th Mary Jane Kohls, Randy Sivins 19th Dorothy Conran, Janice Quinn, Phyllis Tpma 20th Bruce Caylen, Jim Eadie 21st Erwin Bylsma, Vena Devin, Deb Dittmer, Ashley Havemeier Fran Kazmierski, […]

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