Nelson runs for District 73 representative

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Tim Nelson, founding pastor of BridgeWay Community Church in Rockford, community leader and conservative Republican, recently announced his candidacy for State House of Representatives, 73rd District. Tim Nelson “I will bring a fresh perspective and fiscal responsibility to Lansing to help better our schools, jobs and families,” Nelson pledged. “As a community [...]

It rained out our parade (and roads)

June 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

Many area Memorial Day Services were cancelled due to severe weather. In Belmont, the show went on, despite a deluge that began minutes after the 2 p.m. event began. Rockford and Belmont received the worst of the flooding after five inches fell in about an hour. The Belmont service continued through torrential rain, hail and lightning. photo by Tom Scott Childsdale Avenue [...]

Record champs among 2010 grads

June 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

by TIM COOPER On Tuesday, May 25, Ram fans and family members gathered at the Rockford Freshman Center to celebrate a record-breaking group of graduates. MORE STORM DAMAGE—One rainy day can do a lot. The White Pine Trail was not spared the effects of a violent downpour Monday, May 31 that flooded streets and homes. Parts of the trail were washed right out and other [...]

Rockford Farm Market celebrates 10th birthday Saturday

June 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

by Cliff and Nancy Hill The first Saturday of June means one thing in Rockford – the annual opening of the City sponsored Rockford Farm Market.  We’ve never missed an opening and this Saturday will be no exception.  We, along with many others, are so “geeked” on our Farm Market that you can find us in attendance on any given Saturday during the Market’s June [...]

More Storm Damage

June 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

One rainy day can do a lot. The White Pine Trail was not spared the effects of a violent downpour Monday, May 31 that flooded streets and homes. Parts of the trail were washed right out and other sections suffered serious damage. Photo by KAREN SALYER Photo by KAREN [...]
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