EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

SCHOOL BEAT New school year brings bussing changes by JACQUIE FASE Director of Transportation Rockford Public Schools It’s been quite a busy summer down at the bus garage. I was given the challenge to think “outside the bus” to contain rising costs and to keep our level of service acceptable. As a perpetual positive thinker, […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Two Michigan farm markets leading national contest  Dear Cliff and Nancy, I just got off the phone to the editor of our local paper, the Pioneer Tribune, and he is going to allow me to write an op-ed for the August 11 edition about the America’s Favorite Farm Market contest and for asking Manistique Market […]

CLASSIFIEDS—August 11, 2011

HELP WANTED Grand Valley Plumbing—Plumber’s apprentice/helper. Full/Part time. No experience needed. Must have own transportation. Call Grand Valley Plumbing (616) 874-3009. Leave a message.        p32 ______________________   Rockford—The Frame and Mat Shop in Rockford is looking for a motivated person with sales and picture-framing experience. The Frame and Mat Shop is dedicated to customer service […]

Grattan fire fighters receive gift of fitness

Jore Rodriguez, owner of International Bodyworks Fitness, talks to Grattan fire fighters about the importance of being fit.

In celebration of National Fire Fighters Health Week–August 14-20 Grattan Township Fire Department is an all volunteer department led by Fire Chief Lou Kirkbride. The men and women volunteers give of their time freely in the call of duty. It is very important for them to be fit to serve their community and be fit […]