LIVING GREEN

by DAN VOS Vos Energy Concepts I said earlier that wind was a form of solar energy, and I stand by that. Reread my past column if you need an explanation. The most economical way of capturing the wind for producing electricity is by using large towers with huge blades—as many as possible—called wind farms. […]

CPR-First Aid seminar to be held at Hope Community Church

Accidents and cardiac emergencies happen all too often, and being prepared for them saves lives. Hope Community Church is welcoming back instructor Tim O’Connor for a third annual CPR-First Aid class on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “This popular class provides the first-response skills we need at work, in the home […]

Student Council invites all to new Relay for Life event

Scott Nikodemski, Ivy Johnson, Aarron Weston and Luke Bera of Rockford High School have their game faces on for the snow volleyball tournament to be held on February 18 at The Score sports bar at 5301 Northland Drive. Come join them on that Saturday with a team of six to 10 people at 8:30 a.m. the day of to register. Pre-registration is also available at Rockford High School from 10:30 a.m. until noon during the week of February 13 to 17. Divisions are 13- to 17-year-olds and 18 and up. Cost is $40 per team. All proceeds go toward Relay for Life!

Eagle Scout Award to be presented

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Shaun M. Wolf, 17, of Cedar Springs has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts: the Eagle Scout Award. Wolf will be recognized in ceremonies on Sunday, March 4, at 1:00 p.m. at the Howard Christensen Nature Preserve in Kent City. A member of Troop #282, chartered by North […]

Rockford basketball’s sixth man helps bring down Hudsonville

It was a blackout fundraiser for Haiti and a Battle of the Fans that brought the Rockford student section to a new level as they cheered and stomped the Rockford boys varsity basketball team to victory on Friday, Feb. 3. If ever a student section could make a difference in the outcome of a basketball […]