Schroder earns bachelor degree

Hans Schroder, a 2008 Rockford High School graduate, received a bachelor’s of science degree in psychology from Michigan State University (MSU) in May. Schroder will continue at MSU as a graduate student in clinical psychology, a six-year program. His research focuses on how the brain responds to mistakes and the implications this has for understanding […]

Rockford’s ACE high royal flush BBQ boot camp

“Grillin’ Guy” Bob Nurmikko displays a perfect Grist Mill brisket supplied by Canonsburg’s Don Kurylowicz. Let the grillin’ class begin!	Photo by STACY NEIDZWIECKI, stacyn.com

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL “It was awesome”, said Rockford master plumber Blaine Kellermeier after the second of two summer grilling seminars, complete with sit-down dinners, which were hosted by Pete Kruer of Rockford’s ACE Hardware. “I consider myself a fairly accomplished backyard griller,” continued Kellermeier, “but I’ve managed to learn something new while attending […]

Former ‘bad kid’ changes his life with Navy experience

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Rockford High School graduate Eric Delaney of the class of 2009 said he never believed he had much of a future. He said his youth wasn’t easy growing up in the Walker and Wyoming areas and in many ways he was his own worst enemy with a bad attitude and grudge against the way his […]

All types of talent to be presented at Art in the Park

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Rain or shine, Rockford will be the center of a storm of art on Saturday, Sept. 8 along the banks of the lovely Rogue River during the Rockford Area Arts Commission’s (RAAC) annual Art in the Park. The event, in its umpteenth year, has about 70 artists of all ilks planned. The work will be […]

First responders use jaws of life to extricate driver in rollover accident

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Witnesses said it looked as if the driver of a Chevrolet van going eastbound on Division Avenue (Ten Mile Road) tried to make it through a red light as a second vehicle described as a big red truck, was entering onto Division off Marcell in Rockford. The resulting collision at about 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, […]