MacGregor talks budgets at City Council

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State Representative Peter MacGregor visited the regular meeting of the Rockford City Council on Monday, April 11. He explained to council and audience members where the state budget process was and the City’s likelihood of receiving a share of state revenue funding. MacGregor advised that municipalities are more likely to receive funding if they have […]

Many volunteers needed for HCNC management plan

Adults, teens, everybody, are you looking for a rewarding volunteer experience? Enthusiastic individuals are needed, who would enjoy volunteering in the great outdoors at Howard Christensen Nature Center (HCNC). Get community service hours for your college resume. Work with friendly naturalists, teach kids about nature, help maintain the trails—whatever your interests, there is a job […]

Rockford Public Schools issues funding proclamation

During the regular Rockford Board of Education meeting held Monday, April 11, the board approved a resolution requesting the School Aid Fund be used solely for K-12 education. The following resolution was offered by Randall Sellhorn and supported by Timothy Lewis. Whereas, well-educated students prepared for college and careers is the best investment Michigan can […]

Supplies needed for upcoming event

Residents and business owners are invited to pitch in for an upcoming event which benefits good causes. The Rockford American Legion Post, 330 Rockford Park Drive, will be the site of a Classic Car Show on June 4. In addition to the car show, there will be a BBQ and specialty foods, a chili cook-off, […]

East Rockford Middle School’s Anna Dornan, an Example in Excellence

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Special memories of her grandpa motivate this student Anna Dornan, 14, is the daughter of Chris and Brenda Dornan and sister to Audrey, 16, and Amy, 6. Anna was chosen as this year’s Example in Excellence for East Rockford Middle School for her quiet confidence, compassion, positive attitude and strong work ethic. “Anna’s level of […]