Shibler receives glowing review in 22nd year

The Rockford Board of Education issues the following summary of Superintendent Dr. Shibler’s performance evaluation, conducted on Monday, March 14, 2011: This year, Dr. Shibler will complete his 22nd year as Superintendent of Rockford Public Schools. As in previous years, Dr. Shibler received an excellent evaluation from the Board of Trustees continuing his professional and […]


Thursday, April 7 Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting—7 p.m. at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford, hosted by Jan Trapp and Janette Konkle. Bob Boyer will share “The Lighter Side of World War II and Other Things.” For more information, call (616) 866-2235. The Chamber Music Series: Chamber Winds—7:30 p.m. in the Covenant […]

A Message for You

Going for the Highest Good by PASTOR MARK W. LOVE St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Rockford “Silence is a text easy to misread.” These words taken from the “Quotable Quotes” in Reader’s Digest speak a great truth about the way people communicate with each other. The lack of communication in any relationship leaves those in the […]

Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville rated as one of 100 top hospitals in nation

An annual study recently released by Thomas Reuters recognized Spectrum Health Grand Rapids and Spectrum Health United Hospital as being among the 100 best hospitals in the country, based on measures of overall organization performance, including patient care, operational efficiency, and financial stability. Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville was named one of Thomson Reuters’ […]

See Rockford on Food Network feature

Ice Festival featured on television Thursday, April 7 Rockford’s Ice Festival will be featured on the Food Network’s “Ice Brigade” this Thursday, April 7 at 10 p.m. The station sent news crews to the Rockford event in January and will feature some of the ice creations here in town. The show will highlight ice creations […]