OBITUARIES

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Nawrot Mrs. Helen Joy Nawrot, age 70, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 21, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband John on June 4, 1998; her parents, Joseph and Susanna (Huisman) DeKraker; her sister, Karol Edgar; and her brother, Willard DeKraker. Helen is survived […]

Rockford officer honored by mayor

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The public is invited to coffee to celebrate 30 years of service Rockford Mayor Steve Jazwiec reads a mayoral proclomation recognizing the 30 years of service of Lt. Scott Mazur, of the Rockford Police Department. There will be a public coffee and celebration of Mazur’s career at City Hall this Friday, April 29 at Rockford […]

MILITARY

Williams to compete in military skills competition Army Cadet Rambi K. Williams is a member of one of only eight teams throughout the U.S. Army Cadet Command to compete in this year’s Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. The military skills competition includes cadets from selected ROTC detachments as […]

FOOD, FAMILY, FUN

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Rockford Sportsman’s Club sponsors charity event for Honored American Veterans Afield Ruger Rimfire Series—Michigan State Championship will be held at the Rockford Sportsman’s Club on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Ruger Rimfire shooting competitions are designed to be fun and safe shooting matches for the entire family. Incorporating both .22 LR pistols and rifles, courses of […]

Annual arts concert thrills crowd

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by TOM SCOTT photos by TOM SCOTT The Rockford Area Arts Commion (RAAC) kicked off its 2011 summer seasonwith the Rockford Performing Arts Spring Concert featuring the Rockford Community Choir, The Rockford Community Orchestra & the Rockford Community Concert Band. The event was held at Rockford High Schools Fine Arts Auditorium Sunday, April 17. The […]