Words on Weather & Climate — April 29, 2010

WordsWeather

What’s the name of that volcano? by CRAIG JAMES I imagine the people from Iceland have been driven to fits of hysterical laughter when they hear broadcasters trying to pronounce the name the volcano that has been erupting in their country. It is spelled “Eyjafjallajoekull.” You can hear someone from Iceland pronounce it on a […]

Local artists hold show this Saturday

RRAArtshow

Visitors are invited to view a wide variety of local art Saturday, May 1. This is the second year the Rogue River Artists Association (RRAA) will hold its spring Sale/Show at The Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St. Rockford. The hours of the show are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday May 1. The artist group has […]

Local girl competes for Miss Pre-Teen Grand Rapids/Lansing title

Miss-Teen

Rachael Nemic of Rockford was recently selected to participate in Nationals’ 2010 Miss Pre-Teen Grand Rapids/Lansing pageant competition that will take place on May 15, 2010. Rachael learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition as Nationals, Inc. announced their selections on Monday afternoon. Rachael submitted an application and took part in an interview session […]

Rockford Freshman Center’s Brooke Glencer, an Example in Excellence

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Determined student is a role model for others Brooke is the daughter of Joseph Glencer and Stacy and Terrence Sammon. She is sister to Morgan and Hunter Glencer and Zack, Blaze and Jordan Sammon. Brooke is a self-disciplined student who puts every effort into the tasks she undertakes. She is caring and sets an example […]

Roguewood Odyssey team places first in state finals

The Team: Maggie McCall, Jack Merchun, Julia Scheffler, Ally Johnson, Will Merchun, Carson Banfield & Ray McCall. Back Row: Coaches Julie Merchun, Nancy Johnson and Katy Scheffler pictured with Omer, the official mascot of Odyssey of the Mind.

They solved the Nature Trail ‘R Problem in Division I and took 1st place at States, following their 1st place at Regionals last month.  The team is mostly fourth graders with one 3rd grader all from Roguewood Elementary.  The team will continue on to the 2010 OM Worlds Competition held at MSU next month.