Thank you Rockford Chamber!

Photos by TOM SCOTT Thanks again to the Rockford Chamber for their dedication to the Rockford Community and providing us with an event that the kids and parents cherished. It was warm and cozy in the newly remodeled Pavilion where Santa and his reindeer kept everyone in their finest spirits for hours. Soft drinks, hot […]

Santa season arrives in downtown Rockford

Soggy Santa waves to the Squire, as he passes the Corner Bar. Photo by CLIFF HILL

Soggy Santa waves to the Squire, as he passes the Corner Bar. Photo by CLIFF HILL

‘Rekindle the joy of the season’ officials urge at holiday ceremony

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Lighting event kicks off with holiday traditions Villagers by the hundreds walked to the banks of the Rogue River at Peppler Park for the annual ceremony as Rockford turned on the downtown’s holiday lights. A mild evening on Tuesday, Nov. 15 allowed the Rockford High School band and choir members to entertain the crowds with […]

Holiday Enchantment — December 23, 2009

Stephanie Porter (left) of Ionia is the winner of a Demdaco nativity scene, which is presented to her by Cathy’s Hallmark’s newest assistant manager, Theresa VanOs (right).

Cathy’s Hallmark announces winner of nativity scene When Stephanie Porter of Ionia, a student at Aquinas College, was shopping for ornaments at Cathy’s Hallmark with her boyfriend, they saw a contest to win a nativity scene. The pair had been wanting one for their apartment, and was very excited when Stephanie received the call that […]

Local book store celebrates birthday, holidays with variety of family fun events

Everybody loves a good story and nothing gets a person into the holiday mood more than a good Christmas story. This year, you can hear live, on Main Street in Cedar Springs, at the Kent Theatre stage a reading/telling of the beloved Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.” Called “theater for the ear,” this Reader’s Theater […]