Words on Weather & Climate

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Summer 2010  I’ve mentioned before that meteorologists consider the full months of June, July and August to be the summer season. I guess that means summer is over and it is now fall. It certainly felt like fall last Friday and Saturday. The older I get the longer winter seems to last and the summers go by more quickly. It seemed like a warm and humid summer this year [...]

Abraham Lincoln statue becoming destination for countless visitors

September 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

by Cliff and Nancy Hill From his second floor office in the Natureview Properties Building, Tom Mall enjoys looking down on the bronze Abraham Lincoln statue that he was instrumental in bringing to Rockford. Mall particularly enjoys the reactions of those who discover the statue for the very first time. Ideally sited on a spur of the White Pine Trail that leads to a [...]

Rams start football season with win

September 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford downs Davison 27-10  by TIM COOPER After three weeks of practice under the hot August sun, the Rockford Rams walked onto the field in front of a large crowd for their opening game August 27, at the Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium. Rockford has opened each of the last three seasons against the Davison Cardinals, and this year was the same.  Rams celebrate after [...]

Rockford Boy Scout troop celebrates 100th

September 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford Boy Scout Troop 264 celebrated its 100th birthday with a three-day Scout Exhibition at the Rockford Community Cabin August 26 to 28. Rockford former Troop 1 was the first in West Michigan. photo by KYM STEFFES The Exhibition was planned and executed by the Scouts themselves under the leadership of John Reedy and Michael Julien with guidance from Assistant [...]

ArtCapsule Prize Awards Announced

September 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL  Rockford resident, Michelle Jennings knew she had a winner. The stained glass artist and President of Sorrelle Insurance Agency in Grand Rapids had been told by ArtCapsule organizer Jeff Lewis that an informal verbal poll had been taken at the ballot box during the first ever Rockford ArtCapsule event. Voters were asked what their favorite entry [...]
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