Cliff Hill

Sights seen along the Rogue River Nature Trail

April 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Photo by CLIFF HILL Those pesky “Bucky Beavers” have been busy this past winter and spring above the dam and along both sides of the Rogue River. No tree, regardless of size, appears to be safe from “Bucky”! This huge tree, some 4 ft. in diameter (species undetermined) stands between the Rogue River Nature Trail boardwalk and the river about 70 ft. north of the [...]

Valentine’s Day Best Lips Contest is in full swing

February 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s 8-year old Sweeney sisters, (L to R) Mara and Emma, challenge you to top these luscious and kissable Valentine’s Day lips! Brother Kyle, also 8, is thinking “I’m glad I’m not a girl!!” The three siblings are triplets. Don’t forget to enter YOUR lips in the Squire’s annual Valentine’s Day Best Lips Contest. Photo by CLIFF [...]

Excellence of RHS vocal music program exhibited

January 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The Rockford High School Women’s Chorus, Mandy Scott conducting, performing before an audience of 700+ at the 2012 Michigan Music Conference. Photo by CLIFF HILL From purely a state-level prestige perspective the honor bestowed upon the Rockford High School’s (RHS) Women’s Chorus last Friday afternoon was perhaps greater than what might be [...]

LiveStatue and Friends in Top 25 at ArtPrize

September 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

The cast of LiveStatue and Friends (vote 49491) all hailing from Sparta are currently in the Top 25 exhibits in the Center City neighborhood of the Grand Rapids ArtPrize competition. LifeStatue and Friends art form is categorized as “performance art”. Pictured at the B.O.B., in a work of art titled “Under Construction”, is LiveStatue Robert Shangle standing on a [...]

West Michigan Healing Field flags still available for community to keep memory of victims alive

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

If you missed the emotional and breath-taking “Healing Field Memorial” display of some 3,200 flags during the 3-day Labor Day weekend at Cannonsburg Ski Area you can still get a glimpse of the tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Smaller in scope but no less fitting are the 100+ flags proudly on display in front of the Bishop Hills Elder Care [...]
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