Kids Food Basket benefits from Rockford Scouts

WORTHWHILE RAINY DAY ENDEAVOR—Cub Scouts (l–r) Evan Coberly, Ethan Cowelbeck and Torin Cerasoli work on filling their apple basket.

“Be prepared and do a good turn daily” were Scout attributes recently displayed by the Cub Scouts from Pack 3285 at Crestwood Elementary School. While on their community service apple-picking trip to DK Orchards, the Scouts were treated to a major downpour of rain. “But the wet weather did not dampen the Scouts’ enthusiasm for […]

Local pumpkin screams ‘Ram Pride’

Ben Bosscher, a second-grader at Crestwood Elementary School, came up with this Ram Pride pumpkin design, and his dad, Jason Bosscher, a 1992 Rockford High School graduate, implemented his stellar carving skills.