Advanced Aquariums open in new Main Street location

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

See the most unique front desk of any business in Rockford at Advanced Aquariums, 11 N. Main Street, but even the hand made ships bow can’t steal the show from the real stars, more than 50 different kinds of fresh and saltwater fish in dozens of tanks. Heather and John Richardson and son Kevin, 19, stand in their new, nautical/maritime-themed business location at 11 N. [...]

Rockford marching band named grand champion

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

For the second year in the row, the Rockford High School marching band won the grand champion award at the 25th annual Otsego High School Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 25. Rockford drum majors (l–r) Jacob Hewitt, Kyle Kranz, John deGuise and Margaret Saelens are proud of the collection of trophies received at the Otsego Invitational held on September 25. Twenty-three [...]

Good night at the old ball park

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rams shock Muskegon with 52-44 upset by TIM COOPER Rams football captains Brett Egnatuk and Tyler Pratt. Photo by JIM COOPER    From many people attempting, and few finishing, the gastronomical monstrosity that is the Fifth Third burger, to a rousing chorus of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” some traditions at Fifth Third Ballpark never change. On Friday, Oct. 1, [...]

Rockford students meet ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

While down at ArtPrize on Saturday, Sept. 25, Crestwood Elementary School students Justin Lehmkuhl (left) and Ayden Kraai (right) get the chance to meet ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. The school’s fifth-grade teachers came up with a “Double the Prize” competition, in which the students get the chance to vote for their favorite entry in order to earn a “No [...]
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