Rockford Skis in Tight Competition

Tyler Manikowski finishes in 18th place in slalom and giant slalom.

Area ski teams have been braving the exceptionally cold weather with the Cannonsburg Slalom Championship on Friday, Jan. 16, and GGRHS varsity race number two on Tuesday night, Jan. 20. Teams and fans from around the Grand Rapids region braved the single digit temperatures for these exciting competitions. In the Cannonsburg Slalom Championship race, racers […]

Rockford Varsity Cheerleaders take First Place at Hudsonville Dual

Rockford varsity cheerleaders

Final scores were Rockford 771.944, and Hudsonville 764.198. Photo by KIMBERLY GEROW

Ray of Hope in Depths of Winter

by PASTOR MIKE CONKLIN Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church Here we are, in the middle of a January that will not have the traditional (I think it’s traditional) January thaw. I heard that this is the first time in 24 years that this has happened. I like January thaws. They give us a ray of hope […]

Classifieds – January 29, 2009

HELP WANTED Administrative Assistant – Part-time, 30 hours, M-F. Excellent people skills, MS Office Suite knowledge, database skills required. Please send resume and wage requirements to Rockford Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 520, Rockford, MI 49341 or e-mail to: brenda@rockfordmichamber.com. (616) 866-2000. b5 Client Service Manager: The North Kent Service Center is seeking a 20-hour-per-week […]

EITC Receivers get Extra Credit

by JERRY COON Incredibly enough, our Michigan legislature is giving a credit on this year’s tax return that it can ill afford. Michigan’s tax revenues are decreasing by the minute and in approximately the same proportion that the unemployment rate is increasing. However, they have still found it in their hearts to give out a […]