North Court Netters AAU team wins Division I state title

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

The North Court Netters 10U basketball team of (front row, l–r) Kaitlyn Geers, Madeline Watters, Kassidy Heeringa, Meghan Boyd, Leah Ferguson; (back row, l–r) Assistant Coach Bob O’Brien, Libby O’Brien, Paige Mortensen, McKenna Carlson, Paige Hallock, Kelsey Krueger, and Head Coach Scott Carlson brings home the state championship [...]

Rockford Squires off to wet start in Little League

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

The first week of baseball for the Rockford Squire Jr. Minors team got off to a wet start as their first game on Saturday, May 1 was called due to rain. Cole Swanson awaits a throw at first base while Sean VanKoevering backs up the play for the Rockford Squire Little League team. Game number two of the week was played on a cool Thursday evening as the Rockford Squires [...]

Grill One Eleven to revive defunct beer tent, resident complains

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

City Council hears variety of information at May meeting Rockford’s Harvest Festival will again offer a beer tent, road construction is underway, and Ron Riebschleger believes he is being unfairly targeted by city officials. These topics were just a few before Rockford’s City Council during the Monday, May 10 meeting at city hall. Also under discussion were the [...]

Right up Your Alley relocates to neighboring business

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Shop owners find creative ways to survive economy The majority of new businesses fail, even in a good economy, statistics show. For downtown shop owners, finding an alternative way to keep the doors open proves statistics can be outsmarted. Jan Wallace enjoyed her Right Up Your Alley corner location at Bridge and Squires streets, but had a tough time making expenses meet. [...]

Rockford club produces national champs

May 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

A Rockford program which is just four years old is already setting its sights on the highest levels—and reaching them. On Northland Drive north of 13 Mile Road, drivers may have noticed a sign for the Rockford Sportsmans Club. Neighbors may hear the report of gun shots as members practice their aim. What you won’t see driving by or hear is the swish and thunk of [...]
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