Heider awarded GVSU scholarship

Katelyn Heider of Rockford has been named a recipient of a faculty scholarship to Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Heider, a recent graduate of Rockford High School, is the daughter of Charlie and Debbie Heider. To be considered for a faculty scholarship, the recipient must have a 3.6 high school grade-point average (GPA), a minimum […]

Rockford graduate helps GVSU to national championship game

Rockford native Samantha Decker was part of the No. 2 Grand Valley State University (GVSU) women’s soccer team’s third straight appearance in the NCAA Division II National Championship game. Decker helped the Lakers to an overall record of 20-1-4. GVSU finished the year ranked fourth in goals-against average (0.384), posted 16 shutouts and outscored their […]

Rockford student takes first in math competition

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Rockford was well represented at the Regional Math Counts competition held at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) on Friday, Feb. 11. Alex Markules, an eighth-grade student at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, placed first amongst all individual participants. Pictured is Alex signing a scholarship he received from GVSU due to his win. He is […]

Grand Valley, Mary Free Bed announce Wounded Warriors project

Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with traumatic brain injuries can receive free, comprehensive rehabilitation in Grand Rapids through a program funded by the Department of Defense. Officials from Grand Valley State University (GVSU) and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital discussed details of the Wounded Warriors Traumatic Brain Injury Project (WWTBIP) at a news conference November […]

Chamber luncheon to feature Dr. Linda Chamberlain

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The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is proud to present the October installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series. The event is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4 at Bostwick Lake Inn, 8521 Belding Road, Rockford. The featured speaker is Dr. Linda Chamberlain, executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship & […]