Rockford girl part of 16U state championship team

July 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Michiana Mystique 16U softball team spent their Fourth of July weekend winning the MASA state championship in Mount Pleasant. The team went 6-0 in bracket play, winning the title by knocking off PC Pride Elite 4-1 in the final game. Rockford’s Peyton Wells (pictured) plays first base for the Mystique, which is comprised of girls from Michigan and [...]

Rockford High Schools Calie Johnson: an Example in Excellence

July 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

Positive and driven young woman not afraid to stand up for her beliefs Cailie Johnson, 17, is the daughter of Chuck and Sheryl Johnson and sister to Ivy, 15, Madye, 13, and Mavis, 9. Cailie is considered a leader at Rockford High School, where she always has a smile on her face and is ready to bring out the best in those around her. This student encourages others with her [...]

Michigan resident finds new livelihood in fishing

July 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

by Cliff and Nancy Hill This past March, as is our regular habit, we took in Michigan’s oldest sport show, the Showspan-produced Ultimate Sport Show at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids. While there that day, we came across the likes of “Walleye Wayne” Stevenson, who had a booth where he was “telling and selling” his walleye fishing charters on Lake Erie. [...]

Jeanine C. Herlacher only woman in representative race

July 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Jeanine C. Herlacher only woman in representative race “Through my work as a Realtor in the community for the last decade, I have PAID ATTENTION to what is on the minds of people in our community,” said Jeanine Herlacher, running for state representtive for Tom Pearce’s office.  “They call me when their house is about to go into foreclosure.  They call me when [...]

Nine candidates speak before voters

July 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Republicans will soon have to decide who will earn their votes for State Representative in the 73rd District. The seat is currently held by Rockford’s Tom Pearce, who is term-limited out. The nine Republican candidates for the seat spoke at a forum by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce held at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Pictured are: Bob Becker, Bruce Hawley, Jeanine [...]
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