One more chance to speak up over Ten Mile plan

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Road commission hears from public, board to meet by BETH ALTENA People spoke up on both sides of the proposed widening of Ten Mile Road from the Rockford Meijer driveway to Childsdale. Kent County Road Commission (KCRC) Director of Engineering Wayne Harroll met with residents Thursday, March 31 at Resurrection Life Church. The meeting was […]

Lt. Mazur retires after 30 years of service

LEAVING BEHIND MEMORIES—Lt. Scott Mazur has served under four police chiefs and four city managers during his long tenure with the City of Rockford.

by BETH ALTENA One of Rockford’s longest-serving employees is saying goodbye after 30 years with the Rockford Police Department. Lt. Scott Mazur, who joined the Rockford Police Department April 18, 1981, will leave his position as Rockford’s second-highest ranking officer on April 30. A celebration of his service is open to the public on Friday, […]

Squire tags along on Disney vacation

Jake Malone,  7th grader at NRMS on Mid Winter break in Disney at Epcot , enjoying the Squire with Jiminey Cricket.

Jake Malone,  7th grader at NRMS on Mid Winter break in Disney at Epcot , enjoying the Squire with Jiminey Cricket.

Lake effect doesn’t always mean snow

Six wine glasses radiating  spoke-like from the table’s center await each guest prior to seating.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The dreaded “lake effect” that results oftentimes in heavy snows and brings dismay to most people, at the same time, is embraced by the Lake Michigan lakeshore vineyards and wine makers of Michigan. Their proximity to Lake Michigan and its prevailing westerly winds across 50 miles of open water, even […]

Rockford Chamber of Commerce Hosts Social Media Classes

Learn how to utilize the Internet for your business In keeping with the explosion of social media, the Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is hosting a class on this innovative way to interact with potential clients and grow your business. “Introduction to Social Media” will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April […]