A Message for You

Be attentive by REV. LAURIE TENHAVE-CHAPMAN First Congregational Church, Rockford As summer draws to a close, we reluctantly step on the treadmill of fall programming. We leave behind the quiet of the lake, the watery mist of a boat ride, and the relaxed conversations at sunset from back decks. As I entered the high school […]

With the help of ChoiceOne Bank, Sparta Area Schools teacher Larry Carter and the Sparta Township Historical Commission (STHC) have made substantial progress in their efforts to open a museum that displays various artifacts from Sparta’s history in a downtown Sparta building. Originally named the House of Flavors, the building was built in 1963 and […]

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Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society  Let’s begin with the answer to the last “Nugget of Rockford History” question. The only Rockford varsity football team to win all of their games was the 1962 group. All other teams in our history had a loss or a tie. Today, because of the Michigan High […]

Public invited to museum informational meeting

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As progress continues toward the creation of a new Rockford Area Museum (RAM), members of the Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) are seeing that interest in the project is growing tremendously. Instead of encountering people who are surprised to learn that Rockford even has a museum, as has often happened in the past, RAHS members […]

Rockford boys varsity tennis team starts 2012 season strong

Ryan Korlewitz winds up to let go of a big serve.

The Rockford High School (RHS) boys 2012 tennis season is in full swing with a slate of exciting matches having already taken place. The Rams have started a very busy August with two invitationals and three dual matches to date. The season started on August 15 with a three-way meet with RHS versus Okemos and […]