MacGregor honors Rockford men’s a cappella group

MacGregor-Aces

State Rep. Peter MacGregor was joined in Lansing on Wednesday, July 18, by the Rockford High School men’s a cappella group, the Rockford Aces. The Rockford Aces are a 12-voice extracurricular men’s a cappella group that perform a wide repertoire, including traditional and contemporary choral, vocal jazz, barbershop, doo-wop, and contemporary a cappella. The group […]

Rockford man wins Mega Millions prize of $250,000

Donald Hector of Rockford matched five numbers in the Mega Millions drawing of July 10 to win a very respectable $250,000! Don and his wife Gloria, who have been married for 47 years, already have plans for their windfall; they intend to help some family members. “I have a son, two grandsons, and a nephew […]

Reds on the River wins award of excellence

Wine Spectator announced recently that Reds on the River in Rockford has been awarded the prestigious 2012 Award of Excellence. As such, Reds will be featured in Wine Spectator’s August 31, 2012 issue, which hit newsstands on July 24. Award winners also are listed online at www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/47026. Reds’ summer wine list features over 400 wines […]

Lakes Presents Olson as Example in Excellence

Jenna Olson, 10, is one of 14 students featured in this year’s “Examples in Excellence—Rockford Students Making a Difference.”	Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Jenna’s eyes sparkle with fun and warmth and reveal her personality to everyone. She is self-motivated and wants her environment to be a little happier, a little nicer, a little more creative and a little less stressful because she is in it. Jenna Olson, 10, is the daughter of Todd and Jennifer Olson and sister […]

Belmont Y unveils military appreciation wall

YMCA-military

The Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA in Belmont unveiled a military appreciation wall on Thursday, August 2, where people can put up postings where they know people serving in the military around the world. The Y offers free military memberships to anyone serving in active duty, along with their families. The wall was donated by […]