Rockford donors reach gallon levels at local blood drive

If you see any of the following residents, you may want to thank them for their donations. Maybe they will save the life of someone you love. At the recent Michigan Community Blood Drive held at the Rockford Community Cabin, the following people reached new gallon levels of donations. They are Karen Albano with three […]

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros celebrations held at KDL

Celebrate Día de los Niños/Día los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) with Kent District Library. Children of all ages are invited to come enjoy traditional Mexican crafts, music and other activities. Celebrations will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, at the Krause Memorial Library in Rockford. Children’s Day/Book Day, founded by author Pat […]

Rockford annual golf outing to be held May 7

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is proud to present its 15th Annual Community Golf Outing on Friday, May 7. The Chamber is happy to showcase another member for this annual event, with this year’s outing taking place on the rolling links of Boulder Creek Golf Club. The golf club has been an honored RCC […]

Be on the lookout for pink teeth

Pink teeth are popping up everywhere in the Rockford area. And it’s all because of one orthodontist Dr. Mark Brieden. “We’re having a lot of fun with it. My wife, Dixie, came up with the idea and, with the help of the whole staff, we’re doing something positive to help fight breast cancer,” said Brieden. “We […]

Words on Weather & Climate

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Global Sea Ice by CRAIG JAMES Last week I wrote about the Arctic Sea ice extent and how it was very likely to have been significantly lower in the past than during the recent period of satellite observations begun in 1979. Let’s take a look today at the sea ice extent on a global scale, […]