Andrew Kersting

Annual Rogue River cleanup cancelled due to cleanliness

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rockford resident Andrew Kersting has been organizing the annual Rogue River Cleanup from the Rockford Dam down to Childsdale Ave. since he was in his early teens. This year, after walking the proposed route with Nicole DeMol of Trout Unlimited, who is leading the Home Rivers Initiative, and Rogue River Project director Andrew Kersting decided to cancel the event for this [...]

Help Wanted – Coopersville & Marne Railway Company

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Squire ‘rides the rails’ on historic railway by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Old Faithful – this beautifully maintained 1952 General Motors locomotive is the work horse of the C&M Railway. Photo by CLIFF HILL All little boys love trains and some never lose that fascination. One such is Rockford resident Andrew Kersting. Squire readers will recall that Kersting founded [...]

Local group to clean litter from Rogue

April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Local citizens are banding together to tackle litter in the Rogue River. The Rogue River Project, founded by Andrew Kersting, and Trout Unlimited, through the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative project, are working together to conduct a stream cleanup along the Rogue River on April 23, 2011. Garbage along stream banks is not only unsightly, but it also can be harmful to [...]

Squire visits SP GS-4 steam engine in Indiana

August 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

  A RARE SIGHTING—The Southern Pacific GS-4 “Daylight” Steam Engine was recently in Michigan City, Ind. during a layover before continuing on its way to Durand, Mich. Andrew Kersting (pictured) said, “I thought this would be a wonderful time to get a photo of the Squire in front of such a beautiful locomotive… I’m sure you will agree!” Southern Pacific [...]

Rewards of volunteering (for Rogue River Cleanup) greater than ever

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Andrew Kersting cleaning Rogue River. Rockford resident Andrew Kersting is an old hand at helping the Rogue River be its best. Kersting began his annual Rogue River Cleanup in May, 2005, after realizing at a young age that life can be short and you need to do what you can while you can. Kersting has scheduled this year’s Cleanup for Saturday, May 30 and hopes others [...]