Walter-Maczka  Stephanie Rae Maczka of Grand Rapids and Jeffrey Michael Walter previously of Mundelein, Ill. were united in marriage on July 16, 2011 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Grand Rapids. The reception was held at La Scala in the historic Ledyard Building in Grand Rapids. Parents of the bride are Timothy and […]

RAM artifact #3

This metal, early cash register was used in the basement of the Rockford Hotel. Donated to the Rockford Area Historical Society by Marcia Nederveld, this artifact is   very popular with school groups. The body is very heavy metal with an assortment of buttons to perform financial functions.

Rockford Hotel cash register

Ram icers split in holiday weekend tournament

Nate Hill attempts to keep the Grand Haven player away from the goal.	Photo by KAMI LARSEN

After a win and a loss in the previous weekend tournament in Sault Ste Marie, the Rockford varsity hockey team knew that scoring only three goals in two games would need to be improved coming into Kentwood’s Annual Falcon Classic Thanksgiving tournament at Kentwood Ice Arena. Friday night, Nov. 25, Rockford faced the Bucs from […]

Rams swimmers disappointed but proud

The 200-yard medley relay team of Sarah Smith, Casey Wolfer, Kennedy Cutler and Kara Vandawater take 10th place in the state meet held at Eastern Michigan University.

The Division I state meet was held at Eastern Michigan University the weekend of November 18. While the meet was filled with some very impressive swims and dives, the Rockford Lady Rams fell short of their goals and expectations. The state team consisted of seniors Macie DeGraaf, Emilie Hahne, Maddie Levine, Morgan Longberg, Alaina Smith, […]

21 Rockford harriers compete in Foot Locker regional championships

Celebrating great racing in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Midwest Regional are Rockford runners (front row, l–r) Tyler Harney, Colin Reichenbach, Grant Aman, Noah Watson, Chris Coles, Austin Benoit, Casey Aman, Drew Woznick, Tyler Aman; (middle row) Kerianne Schoff, Taylor Manett, Becca Featherston, Kelsey Kaczor, Maja Hill; (back row) Shelby Aman, Colleen Conroy, Jordan Vickery, Addie Pilarski, Allison Reichenbach, Hannah Twardy, Morgan Benoit, and Morgan Harney.

Manett earns All Midwest Regional honors, qualifies for nationals  The Rockford community had 21 athletes compete in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Midwest Regional in Kenosha, Wis. this past Saturday, Nov. 26. The 21 athletes competed in six different races throughout the day. Michigan Ms. Cross Country, Taylor Manett, earned the highest honors of […]