Jakiemiec family takes Squire to Alaska

September 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Jakiemiec family of Rockford took their local paper along on the family vacation to Alaska this summer. Pictured are Payton, Brooke and Mason Jakiemiec standing in front of the Denali National Park. They saw Mt. McKinley—as well as whales, eagles and many [...]

Rockford Rams football falls to Buccaneers

September 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Grand Haven beats Rockford for first time in 11 seasons by TIM COOPER  In spite of Brett Egnatuk’s 16 tackles, the Ram defense was unable to stop the punishing ground game of the Grand Haven Buccaneers. Grand Haven totaled 252 yards on the ground en route to defeating the number-one ranked Rockford Rams 26-23. Rams stop a Buccaneer rush. photo by JIM COOPER [...]

Rockford water polo opens conference play with win

September 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s boys water polo team began defense of their OK conference crown last Wednesday, Sept. 15, with a convincing win over Zeeland. The Rams have won or shared the conference championship for the past 17 years, longer than most of this year’s players have been alive! Ram defenders Bryan Wasberg (#4), Justin Hulsebus (#20) and Pat Fase (#1) converge on the top [...]

Cannon treasure hunt for $1,000 to begin

September 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

More clues will be released this year   A thousand bucks is serious money, and this year’s treasure hunt organizers are serious about giving it away. Three clues a week will be offered instead of the two clues as in past years. Pictured are the Cannon Area Business Association members who organize the treasure hunt in Cannon Township worth $1,000 to the first to find [...]

Two hundred years of living history free to see this week

September 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

History all the way back to the French and Indian War in the 1750s will come alive this Saturday and Sunday with the 24th year of the Grand Rogue Military Encampment at the Grand Rogue Campgrounds, 6400 West River Drive. The event is free to the public and hopefully raises as much curiosity as it answers questions. Reenactor Mike DeJonge said participants take pride in [...]
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