OBITUARIES

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Dunn Mr. Robert Howard Dunn, retired GRPD sergeant, age 82, of Belmont passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012. Bob is survived by his loving wife, JoAnn; children, Robert Dunn, Bonnie and Dave Smith, Donna and Mark Ecklesdafer, Michelle and David Dohm, and Kimberly and Bob Doran; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. He will be sadly […]

Scouts, students, officials attend Plainfield Memorial Service

Students who received Sons of the American Legion’s scholarship spoke during a lovely and moving Memorial Day celebration in Belmont on Monday, May 28. Students Tadie Dyhne, Eli Kneehaw, Tadia Dyhne and Elizabeth Kneehaw received scholarships from the American Legion Post 258 of Walker. Pictured are Boy Scout Troop #238 and Cub Scout Troop #3285. Photo by STEVE AYRES

Memorial ceremonies feature remembrance of those who lost their lives

The story of the Belmont Veterans Memorial Park is an example of turning vacant property into a needed use. The 1.5-acre property was donated to the township and developed as a memorial park under the leadership of then committee chair and current Township Trustee Chuck Weldon (pictured left). In 2001 the trees on the property were decimated by straightline winds. After removal, Weldon suggested creating a veterans’ park on the property and enticed many volunteer hours and donations to the project.	Photo by STEVE AYRES

Rhythm Dance Center announces open auditions for the 2012-13 competitive dance season

Rhythm Dance Center (RDC), located in Belmont Michigan, is holding open auditions for the upcoming competitive dance season on Saturday, May 19. This is the first time since opening over six years ago that RDC is inviting experienced dancers from outside the studio to audition for a roster spot. “This is an open invitation to […]

Hope announces Dean’s List

Hope College, located in Holland, Mich., is pleased to announce its Dean’s List for the first semester of the 2011-2012 school year. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have a minimum 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Among those listed are Rockford students: senior Alyssa Brillinger, freshman Sloan Ouellette, junior […]