WEDDING — Beckett-Lang

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Erika Vaughn Lang of Rockford and Bradley John Beckett of Grand Rapids were united in marriage on August 6, 2011 at First United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids. The couple then took a horse-drawn carriage to the reception held at the Eberhard Center at the downtown Grand Valley State University campus. Parents of the bride […]

3rd Annual Rockford Ice Festival set for January 13-15

Event organizers plan full weekend of family fun What does a mini Mackinaw Bridge that lights up, an old-fashioned water wheel, a giant ice beaver, a momma polar bear and her cubs, ice cream sundaes, dancing and entertainment, chainsaws, nail polish, animated movie characters, and World Records have in common? ICE—as in the 3rd Annual […]

The Literacy Center of West Michigan needs volunteer tutors

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 6:30 p.m. and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to find out more about the Center and its literacy programs. At the end of the […]

RAAC Christmas community concert enjoyed by all

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Photos by TOM SCOTT              

Local scuba club proves generosity

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Derek Wheeler delivers an astonishingly large bag of toys to The Rockford Squire Toys for Tots box. Looking like Santa himself, toting the haul, Wheeler explained the donations came from the members of the Grand Rapids Scuba Club, of which he is also a member. Wheeler said the club numbers about 35, so many of […]