MacGregor to run for state representative

Peter MacGregor, Cannon Township Supervisor, announces his candidacy for 73rd District State Representative.

Pete MacGregor, currently the Cannon Township supervisor, has set his sights higher. He has recently announced his candidacy to fill the position of State Representative Tom Pearce, who is term-limited out of the office. MacGregor said his platform is based on three important issues facing our state today. He promises his experience in small business […]

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Applications now available for Garden Club 2010 Scholarship

The Rockford Garden Club 2010 Scholarship is available to high school seniors planning to study horticulture, landscape architecture, environmental sciences or related fields. It is a $500 scholarship that will be awarded to a student attending college in the fall of 2010. Applications are available at the Rockford High School guidance office or by contacting […]

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Young honored as Conservationist of the Year

Rockford City Manager Michael Young (right) is pictured with Fred Eyer of the Izaak Walton League, who is presenting Young with a plaque as Conservationist of the Year.

When people think what issues may be high on the priority list in local government, environmental conservation might immediately come to mind. For an organization that is dedicated to protecting land, air and water quality, the City of Rockford stood out for just that reason. The Izaak Walton League of America’s local chapters recognized Rockford […]

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PARCC Side Clean Water Plant wins top state honors

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North Kent plant chosen as Michigan’s best new project A new West Michigan wastewater treatment facility was recognized recently for its superior engineering. The North Kent Sewer Authority’s PARCC Side Clean Water Plant, located along the Grand River just north of Grand Rapids, received the 2010 Engineering Eminent Conceptor Award from the American Council of […]

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Happy 80th Birthday — March 25, 2010

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Happy 80th Birthday Marv Bunn!

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