Facts, music, prayers featured at Veteran’s Day service

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA  Perfect fall weather graced a service at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 5747 Jupiter Avenue in Plainfield Township, one of many Veteran’s Day services around West Michigan. Speaking on his and his wife’s 50th anniversary, Township Supervisor George Meek, a four-year veteran himself, asked the crowd to remember and thank veterans for their service. He [...]

Aero Med called to car-semi crash

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

An SUV collided with a semi in Oakfield Township on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 10, sending two people to area hospitals. The accident occurred around 3:45 p.m. at the intersection of M-57 and Lincoln Lake Road. The driver of a Ford Explorer was northbound on Lincoln Lake Rd., when he was hit by a semi that was eastbound on 14 Mile Road (M-57). The driver of the SUV was [...]

Rotarians take Squire on German trip

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford Rotarians took their local paper along on a trip to visit their German friends from the Gifhorn Wolfsburg Rotary Club. Pictured in Berlin are Rick Schroder, Rockford Rotary Club President; Reinhart Kohler, of the Gifhorn Wolfsburg Rotary Club and Thomas Scharnhorst the Gifhorn Wolfsburg Rotary Club president. Rockford and Gifhom Wolfsburg Rotaries have had a long [...]

Scouts honor local veterans

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Members of Cub Scout Pack 3285 honored our local veterans for their service to our country on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. At their Pack meeting, the Scouts created special thank-you cards to show their appreciation for the freedoms they enjoy today. Delegates from the Webelos den visited Bishop Hills Elder Care Community in Rockford on this special day and hand-delivered [...]

East Rockford Middle School’s Kory Youn an Example in Excellence

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Natural leader has a strong moral compass Kory Young, 14, is the son of Brian and Kim Young and brother to Brianna, 11, and Christina, 9. Kory’s teachers call him responsible, trustworthy and hardworking. “Kory is so accepting of others,” staff at ERMS said of him. “He shows that it is a good thing to have good character and it is a good thing not to judge.” [...]
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