December 8 2011

Rockford calendar a perfect gift that gives again

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by BETH ALTENA Rockford photographer and member of the Rockford Volunteer Police Service (VPS) James Herdegen holds a calendar alongside Jane Smitter, who bought seven of the calendars for gifts to those who live elsewhere. The calendar sale funds projects the VPS undertakes, such as “adopting” a needy family this holiday season. If you live in Rockford, it can be [...]

Local salon gives back to community

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Every year during the holiday season, the staff at Accents Hair Design Studio take time to help a family make the season a little brighter with gifts of food, clothing and presents. This year, they are reaching out to others in the area to help as well. For each $5 donation of nonperishable food items, Accents will deduct $5 off any service of $20 or more. For more [...]

Dad marks 10th anniversary of son’s death, former RHS student Ezra Hogg

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Ezra Hogg, son of John Hogg Over 10 years ago on September 11, 2001 almost everyone can recall where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news of the terrorist attack on America. On December 10, 2001, John Hogg remembers where he was at and what he was doing when he was informed that his son, Ezra Hogg, was killed during a traffic accident on his way to [...]

Rockford hockey wins overtime thriller

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The Rockford High School varsity hockey team hit the ice Saturday, Dec. 3 to take on the Pioneers from East Grand Rapids (EGR) in an OK conference Tier One showdown. Both teams have high expectations for this season and both teams have played close games, with the Rams coming into this one 2-2 and the Pioneers with a record of 4-0. The game started out with both teams [...]

Crickets Crop Shop opens to serve scrapbookers

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Ribbon-cutting attendees at Crickets Crop Shop in Grattan on October 5, 2011 include Mike Verdun, Chamber vice president; Terry Remelts, Chamber Board member; Jodi Paulsen, Chamber staff member; Dianna Force, proprietor; and Michelle Krick, Chamber member. Several members of the Belding Area Chamber of Commerce along with Chamber staff member Jody Paulsen recently [...]
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