August 11 2011

Reds celebrates anniversary with big thank-you

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Those of us lucky enough to call Rockford and northern Kent County home may have grown accustomed to the many positive changes in our local landscape over the past five years. But talk to a newcomer or someone who hasn’t visited in years and you may just view our quaint, Norman Rockwell-like town through a different lens. Rewind the tape and you’ll see much has [...]

Rockford residents team up in cancer fight

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Rockford residents Tina Weiler and David Cox sport matching bald heads from cancer treatment. Tina Weiler was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on Sweetest Day in October last year. She was young, just 38, and felt fine until acute back pain put her in the emergency room. She couldn’t believe the diagnosis. Luckily, after undergoing months of chemotherapy and [...]

Rams win 2011 Circuit State Championship

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Rockford Rams 5th Grade Boys team competed in the Michigan Circuit Finals July 29-31 in Grand Rapids. They went 8-0 on the weekend and are the fifth-grade state champions! Pictured are (front row, l–r) Cole Johnson, Collin VanderVelde, Kevin Klein, Cole Sorenson; (middle row) Jordan McNees; (back row) Coach Bill VanderVelde, Jason Whittaker, Ryan Laura, and Coach Kirk [...]

Future Fire Fighters

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Pictured (left to right); Tyler Didion from Fairview Park, Ohio got a tour of the Grattan Fire Department from Jack Ward, grandson of Grattan Fire Department volunteers Art and Ann [...]
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