Two local Rockford students to compete in world’s largest rodeo

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Linnay Mallory Linnay (Couturier) Mallory and Ana Moreno of Rockford have both earned their spot in the National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) competition in July. They secured their spots after competing at the Michigan State Finals Rodeo in Ovid, MI last weekend in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending and Goat Tying. Linnay (Couturier) Mallory 17, a Senior has been involved [...]

Unique whitetail deer draws world-wide attention

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dragon’s mother rejected him at birth A Dragon in the wild wouldn’t stand much of a chance. Even under the close supervision of Deer Tracks Junction ranch, in Courtland Township on Fourteen Mile Road (M-57) it was a close call. Dragon is a rare pie-bald whitetail deer born three weeks ago with coloration so startling that his mother would have killed him if Kelly and [...]

Rockford Girls Lacrosse Wins Third Straight Title

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was a busy week for the Rockford girls lacrosse team including the end of the school year, graduation for the nine seniors, and a state semi-final game in Brighton against the Hartland Eagles on Wednesday.  The Rams knew they needed a win in this game in order to play for their third straight state championship title on their home field on Saturday.   When the [...]

Odyssey of the Mind World Finals 2015!

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Odyssey of the Mind World Finals 2015! A creativity EXTRAVAGANZA at Michigan State University! May 20th – May 23rd   World Finals 2015 – the NUMBERS! 847 Teams participated! 450 Volunteers and Staff 33 U. S. State Associations – Arkansas, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, [...]

“Well done is better than well said” ~ Ben Franklin

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Recently I was reading an excerpt about Benjamin Franklin. It seems he wanted to install street lighting in Philadelphia, but he knew the city fathers would refuse to pay the price. So, he hung a beautiful lantern on a long bracket in front of his house. People, stumbling in the dark, rejoiced in Franklin’s well- lit area. Soon his neighbors did as he did. Before long, [...]
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