Weather cooperates in annual outdoor Ikes Winterfest

Amy Overeiner teaching a new skier Saturday on the Ikes property.

The annual Izaak Walton League (Ikes) Winterfest was a big hit on Saturday, January 23, on Myers Lake Road. “It was a great day with almost 400 people out to enjoy the outdoor fun,” said president Georgia Donovan. The ice fishing, skating, sledding, candle-making, and cross-country skiing were very popular. Watch for more fishing events […]

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Education Blackboard — January 28, 2010

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Ehinger named to Dean’s List at Albion Doug Ehinger has recently been named to the Dean’s List at Albion College for the fall semester of 2009. He is currently a junior majoring in history, minoring in physical education, and playing football for the Britons. Ehinger is a 2007 graduate of Rockford High School and is […]

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Returned missionaries share Haiti stories

Television crews film Cliff VanKoevering and his daughter, Anna, 10, on Saturday, January 23.

Rockford residents knew more about the earthquake in Haiti before missionaries and Haitians did, said Cliff VanKoevering, of the Baptist Haiti Mission (BHM) in Rockford. VanKoevering was with several volunteers with the mission in Haiti during the earthquake and the 6.1 aftershock. At a press conference held Saturday, January 23, VanKoevering, John Bredeweg and George […]

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Deputy McCutcheon named president of WMCPA of Michigan

The West Michigan Crime Prevention Association of Michigan (WMCPA) voted Deputy Tom McCutcheon of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office to a one-year term as their president for 2010. Deputy McCutcheon, a 19-year police veteran, is a D.A.R.E. officer for the Kent County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy McCutcheon has a passion and commitment for crime prevention and […]

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Pucker up for Best Lips contest

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Lips are fun! Enter the Squire Best Lips of Rockford contest (see form on page 13). Here Webelos Pack 3264 enter the contest during their visit to the paper. Pictured below are Joey Miller, Eric Von Rosen, Conor Von Rosen, Michael Bolam and Sean Lausin.  

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