Former sports columnist joins race for office

For more than 30 years, as sports editor and main sports columnist at the Grand Rapids Press, Bob Becker reached out daily to households throughout West Michigan. Now he is reaching out to those same households again, this time as a Republican candidate for the 73rd District State House seat currently held by Tom Pearce. […]

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New family on Courtland Street

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After seeing an owl fly in and out of a hollow in their tree on Courtland Street in Rockford, Jessi and Dan Heeringa took a look to see what was up. A ladder climb of about 20 feet gave them the surprise of seeing an Eastern screech owl tending her brood of two owlets. The […]

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Jazwiec announces candidacy for 73rd District State House race

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Steve J. Jazwiec has three reasons he is running for the State House of Representatives in the August 3 Republican Primary to represent the citizens, business owners and school districts of the 73rd District: his three granddaughters. Jazwiec, currently the City of Rockford Mayor Pro Tem, has announced that he is running for term-limited Tom […]

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Discover nature at Discover! Pickerel Lake

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 15 for a free and fun discovery program at Pickerel Lake/Fred Meijer Nature Preserve! Just pull on your comfortable shoes or hiking boots, gather the family and make your way along Ramsdell Road to one of Kent County Park’s hidden gems, Pickerel Lake. This experiential family event for kids […]

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Rockford Register — May 13, 2010

Thursday, May 13 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin.Rockford. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. Blood Drive—4 to 8 p.m. at Bella Vista Church, 5100 Belding Rd., Rockford. Concert—10 a.m. at Crossfire Ministries Church, MVP building, 515 E. Division, Rockford. Award-winning […]

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