Halfway restaurant thanks patrons for holiday support, donations

Melissa Brower and Michelle Wordens, owners of Halfway Restaurant, located on M-57 halfway between the CedarRock business district and Greenville, would like to thank the community for support and donations to help neighbors in need this holiday season. The restraurant offered a free Thanksgiving dinner to patrons who were unable or did not care to […]

Local dentist to offer free ‘life changing’ gift

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Grand Dental seeks nominees to receive braces “We will be changing someone’s life by giving away a free set of braces for the holidays,” said Ron Riebschleger, DDS, owner of Grand Dental Care in downtown Rockford. Riebschleger said the business gives away plenty of free services in an unofficial way throughout the year and wanted […]

Thousands show for holiday Taste of Ric’s

Atticus Brickner, 6, visits with Santa at the holiday Taste of Ric’s held Saturday, Dec. 4.

by BETH ALTENA  The holidays never tasted so good, with music, sleigh rides and Santa, too, during the holiday Taste of Ric’s held Saturday, Dec. 4 at Ric’s Food Center, 6767 Belding Road in Rockford. Store director Dave Brickner said the turnout was fantastic with an estimated 4,000 people showing up to sample hot kielbasa […]

Rockford choir members receive honors

Seventeen singers from the Rockford High School (RHS) choirs have been chosen for the Regional Honors Choir of the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA). Rockford students represent the highest number chosen from any school in this region and almost 20 percent of the Region A High School Honors Choir, which consists of 91 singers […]

Marie Norman celebrates 90th birthday

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Please join us to celebrate Marie Norman’s 90th birthday. It will take place on December 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Leisure Village Lodge, 5305 Circle Drive, Belmont. No gifts please. Marie’s children are Gail, Ethel, Andy, Shirley and Phyllis. Marie is a lifelong Rockford resident and a 1938 Rockford High School graduate. If […]