Gumballs & Overalls offers one more reason to visit

Photographer Dusty Brown poses Riley, 8, Colin, 6, and Julia, 4, Belcher of Belmont in the “studio” at Gumballs & Overalls Thursday, February 11. Offering the photo shoots in the store gives parents another reason to stop in.

Open six months, the consignment boutique builds client base “I’m really careful about pricing, and really careful about product,” said Tammy Newman, owner of Gumballs & Overalls, a children’s store consignment boutique located at 120 Courtland in downtown Rockford. Newman opened the doors of her business six months ago, and said that business has been […]

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The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — February 18, 2010

Healthcare providers declare profits, increase rates You wonder what the thought process is sometimes when you read a headline like we read last week. One of the largest health insurers in California, Anthem Blue Cross, a subsidiary of Indianapolis’ Wellpoint Inc., declared record profits on one hand and then on the other hand announced it […]

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Rockford’s Birkmeier signs letter of intent with MSU

Parents Mike and Judy Birkmeier, along with Coach Kevin Patterson, observe Sarah Birkmeier signing with Michigan State University.

The best female high school pole vaulter ever in the state of Michigan has signed a letter of intent to jump for Michigan State University. Senior Sarah Birkmeier has set every record imaginable in her three years at Rockford High School. Among her accomplishments are: School Record 13’, Conference Record 12’1”, Grand Rapids Area Record […]

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Weddings — February 18, 2010

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Jones-Krueger The wedding of Lisa Krueger and David Jones took place on September 18, 2009 at the Berrien Hills Golf Club in Benton Harbor, Mich. Lisa, the daughter of Andrew and Nadine Krueger of Rockford, is a 2003 graduate of Rockford High School and a 2008 graduate of Central Michigan University. She is employed by […]

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Letters to the Editor — February 18, 2010

Fundraiser for NKSC a success I want to thank all those people who participated in the euchre tournament fundraiser for the North Kent Service Center. Thank you for your generous donations and also for your help with the pull down and cleaning of the Community Cabin. Your help was very appreciated. Thank you to the […]

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