Rockford Ice Sculptures

Ice sculptor extraordinaire Derek Maxfield of Ice Sculptures, Ltd. puts the finishing touches on a giant 8 ft. polar bear Sunday afternoon at Rockford’s Ice Fest 2012.

Ice sculptor extraordinaire Derek Maxfield of Ice Sculptures, Ltd. puts the finishing touches on a giant 8 ft. polar bear Sunday afternoon at Rockford’s Ice Fest 2012. Photo by CLIFF HILL  

Ice and hot cocoa a good mix

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Ice Festival visitors warming up with cups of hot chocolate during the chilly weekend.

All smiles

Photos by TOM SCOTT

The weather cooperated just in time for Rockford’s third annual Ice Festival. A wet and rainy week turned snowy with some sun for Saturday and Sunday’s event. Visitors had a great time.  

Drawing winner takes home dream dolls

 

Historic Rockford school on holiday tour

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Wilson School, 3992 Kroes NE, (corner of Kroes and Brewer in Rockford) a one-story, one-room, front gable yellow brick building, is on a holiday open house tour. Eight homes and the Plainfield Senior Center will be part of the two-day event on Friday, November 4 from noon until 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 5 from […]