HCNC keeps outdoors fun in every season

derby1

Howard Christensen Nature Center continues to offer free or inexpensive ways to enjoy Michigan’s winter weather. A group of local Boy Scouts recently enjoyed their yearly Klondyke derby, the Olympics of Scouting. The boys are tested on Scouting skills such as knot tying, shelter building, cooking outdoors and more. The boys also make a sled to […]

[Continue reading…]

Engagement — Loveder-Burns

engage-Loveder

Angela Loveder and Brandon Burns of Hampton, Va., are planning a wedding on June 26, 2010. The future bride is the daughter of Chris and Susan Loveder of Rockford. She graduated from Rockford High School in 2001 and Michigan State University in 2008. She is currently a teacher at Machin Elementary School in Hampton, Va. […]

[Continue reading…]

Engagement — Bond-Eilers

engage-Bond

Robert Jr. and Tammy Bond of Rockford are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Arlene Bond of Grand Rapids, to Matthew Howard Eilers, son of David and Deb Eilers of Waverly, Tenn., and Richard and Jane Kritzman of Whitehall, Mich. The bride-to-be is a 2005 Rockford High School graduate and will graduate […]

[Continue reading…]

Applications now available for Garden Club 2010 Scholarship

The Rockford Garden Club 2010 Scholarship is available to high school seniors planning to study horticulture, landscape architecture, environmental sciences or related fields. It is a $500 scholarship that will be awarded to a student attending college in the fall of 2010. Applications are available at the Rockford High School guidance office or by contacting […]

[Continue reading…]

Ending bittersweet for Ram wrestlers

Austin Scogg is on his way

by TIM COOPER  The Rockford Rams traveled to Battle Creek on Friday, March 26 for the final dual meets of the season. In the quarterfinals the Rams took on Westland John Glenn, a team they had defeated in late December. One Ram in particular found himself in an interesting situation for any wrestler at this […]

[Continue reading…]