News Bits — January 21, 2010

Hens, ice rink maybe coming soon to Rockford A local resident has asked the City of Rockford to revitalize ice skating in the old mill pond located off Rum Creek Trail between Monroe and Courtland streets in downtown Rockford. A City skating rink near the Community Cabin was closed last year due to repeated vandalism […]

Letters to the Editor — January 21, 2010

Abortion is not health care Dear Editor, Unless the final healthcare bill includes Stupak-like language, government subsidized insurance coverage for abortion is still a reality. Abortion is not healthcare, as the abortion industry would like Americans to believe, and it should not be mandated under any health insurance plan, especially one that Americans will be forced […]

Sheriff Stelma stresses snowmobile safety

Due to the arrival of winter conditions this year, Sheriff Lawrence Stelma reminds snowmobile riders to take extra precautions on the new fallen snow. Because it can take two weeks or more of below-freezing temperatures for the ice on lakes, streams and ponds to freeze thick enough to support a snowmobile, Sheriff Stelma urges riders […]

Rockford Register — January 21, 2010

Friday, January 22 Benefit for Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids—6 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Pietro’s Backdoor Pizzeria, 2780 Birchcrest SE, Grand Rapids. Play games while enjoying sounds of Jimmy Buffett music by David Sisco. All funds raised will be donated to Gilda’s Club and support Rockford’s Parrot Head Club. Strong Kids Campaign Auction—6:30 to […]

A Message for You — January 21, 2010

It is enough 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 for many […]