Sen. Jansen sworn in as senator for 28th District


State Sen. Mark C. Jansen participated in a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the state capitol with Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young Jr. administering the oath of office. Jansen was joined on the senate floor by his wife LeAnne and several family members. Michigan senators were sworn in on the first […]



Brooklyn Marie Chesney Jason and Kim Chesney of Troy, Mich., announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklyn Marie Chesney, on December 9, 2010, at 9:55 p.m. at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy. She weighed seven pounds, seven ounces, and was 21 inches long. Proud grandparents are Tom and Carol Nemic of Rockford and Dave and […]

Batang the orangutan reads The Rockford Squire

MONKEY BUSINESS—Andrew Peters, a seventh-grader at North Rockford Middle School, visited Washington, D.C., and Baltimore with his family. Here, Andrew is pictured with Batang, a 14-year-old Bornean orangutan, reading his hometown newspaper The Rockford Squire over his shoulder at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

ROCKFORD REGISTER — February 3, 2011

Thursday, February 3 Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting—1:30 p.m. at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford, hosted by Norrine Elkins, Helen Hessler and Diane Skiver. John Stamp will present “Arms of Our Ancestors.” For more information, call (616) 866-2235.  Friday, February 4 Rockford Youth Night—8 to 11 p.m. at MVP Sports in Rockford, […]

A MESSAGE FOR YOU — February 3, 2011

Asking God’s presence in everything by PASTOR MARK LOVE St. Peter’s Lutheran Church “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words,” Romans 8:26. In the prayers we pray, we ask […]