Rockford named No. 1 in marching at state finals

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School (RHS) marching band earned top honors for marching in Flight I competition at the Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) state finals held at Ford Field on Saturday, Nov. 6. Overall, the band earned third place with a score of 86.18 out of 11 bands competing in their flight. Walled Lake Central earned first with a score of 88.45, followed by [...]

Rams regional football champs

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Highlanders’ late surge gives Rockford scare by TIM COOPER A cool, cloudy day greeted the spectators at the Ted for the regional final football game on Saturday, Nov. 13. For the first three quarters of Rockford’s match-up with the Howell Highlanders, it appeared to be business as usual, with the Rams scoring consistently and their defense keeping the Howell offense [...]

Holiday season begins with lighting ceremony, open houses

November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Start the holiday season with old-fashioned ceremony in downtown Rockford November 17 and two evenings of special offers and warm wishes November 17 and 18 as Rockford rings in the holiday season. On Wednesday, November 17 the lighting of the trees ceremony will be held at Peppler Park listen to music from the Rockford choirs and brass ensembles, words of peace from city [...]

Ric’s to hold drive for Lean on Me Outreach

November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Public invited to help others in need When Ric’s Food Center planned opening their doors three years ago, they knew there would be extra product—produce, deli and more—that would go unsold yet still be perfectly good. The family-owned company looked around Rockford for a deserving charity and found Lean on Me Outreach. Each morning Ric’s Food Center loads a Lean [...]

Birth dates send Rockford woman’s story around the world

November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Soper family, Barbie, Chad, Cearra, Cameron, and Chloe have been in the media spotlight with global coverage of the unusual birth dates of the three children. Photo by CINDY CORSTANGE Story published in 20 different languages by BETH ALTENA Barbie Soper said she is glad no one reads Albanian, because she was misquoted in that article. The world-famous Rockford mother [...]
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