Rockford man completes Ironman triathalon

Todd Tremlin of Belmont participated in the Lake Placid Ironman triathlon on July 24, 2011. The Ironman consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike, and a 26.2 mile run, which are done in succession. The race can take up to 17 hours to complete, and is extremely physically demanding. Athletes must train for at least a year in advance in order to have a successful race. Todd successfully completed the Lake Placid Ironman with a time of 13 hours and 38 minutes.

Rockford Spanish Immersion’s Sadie Smyth an Example in Excellence

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Talented and resourceful student encourages others  Sadie Smyth, 10, is the daughter of Bill and Pam Smyth and sister to Jacob, 15, and Eli, 7. Sadie is described as enthusiastic and full of energy and life. This young lady is caring and quick to volunteer for anything. She is also known as a friendly yet […]

Teen publishes first novel available at Aunt Candy’s

Riley Jensen, 14, has authored her first book in her Alice Series, Alice Academy. She will be a student at the Rockford freshman center this year.

Girl wrote, illustrated first in series  A Rockford student is proud to offer her first book in a series of three for sale and believes the accomplishment is something anyone with a passion for writing can do if they put their mind to it. Riley Jensen, 14, will be attending the Rockford Freshman Center next school […]