Ginebaugh awarded RCC scholarship

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The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is proud to announce that Rockford High School (RHS) senior Brian Ginebaugh is the recipient of its $1,000 college scholarship. A panel of 12 board members had the difficult task of poring over submitted applications and whittling down the list to the eventual winner. The applicants answered the timely […]

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Author stops in Rockford on national book-signing tour

Frenz Coffee House owner Rich Zeck (right) welcomes police officer and author Barry W. Ozeroff (left) for a book signing as part of Ozeroff’s national tour.

by RICH ZECK Police officer and author Barry W. Ozeroff from Portland, Ore., pulled into Frenz Coffee House last week to sign copies of his latest book “The Dying of Mortimer Post.” The author is on a national book promotional tour that started in Oregon and goes to Ohio, down to Florida, then to San […]

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Student earns Boy Scouts highest ranking

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Aaron Trapp is one of the outstanding young men in the Rockford community and has been recognized recently by Boy Scouts of America with the organization’s highest rank, Eagle Scout. Many may have met Aaron during the summer months as he worked on his family farm in Grattan Township. His family owns the Trapp Berry […]

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Rockford High School’s Ashley Gremel, an Example in Excellence

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Generous spirit seeks to help the less fortunate Ashley Gremel, 17, is the daughter of Meredith and Andrew and sister to Emily. She is described as a most-dedicated student with a generous heart, who seeks to help the less fortunate. Ashley has a jovial spirit and is a leader on her swim and water polo […]

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Owl family continues to grow despite obstacles

Photo by Jessica Heeringa, Rockford Portraits

The city was scheduled to cut down the dead tree on Courtland Street in Rockford that the eastern screech owl family was living in until Dan Heeringa arrived home just in time to inform them that the tree was inhabited with owl chicks. The family was saved and continues to grow. Sunday evening one of […]

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