Cedar Springs Area Chamber reborn

The Cedar Springs Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the organization’s resurgence. Sixteen businesses in the Cedar Springs area have banded together to found a new Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce. The group has been meeting regularly over the last couple of months, as well as communicating through e-mail and Facebook about what […]


The Cost of Athletics by MIKE CUNEO Assistant Superintendent of Finance Rockford Public Schools  When we think of June, parents, students and staff are thinking about the end of the school year and making plans for a well-deserved summer break. June is, however, the time of year when we are planning the budget for the […]

Spring 2012 OU honor roll announced

Students from 45 states and the District of Columbia are listed on the University of Oklahoma (OU) Norman campus honor roll for the spring 2012 semester. In most colleges, students must earn a minimum 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale to be included on the honor roll. Students in the College of Architecture are […]


by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Two people contacted me with the correct answer to the last “Rockford Nugget of History” question. Helen Hessler and Carole Christensen knew that Lyle Bennett came up with the idea of having a “Golden R” reunion each year. The first meeting of the group was in 1987 […]

Hall of Fame class of 2012 inductees announced

The Hall of Fame monument is located at the Fine Arts entrance in front of Rockford High School.

The Rockford Public Schools (RPS) Hall of Fame Advisory Council recently announced its class of inductees. The Hall of Fame class of 2012 will be honored at a special induction ceremony and dinner September 29, and their names will be engraved on a permanent monument that is installed on the grounds of Rockford High School. […]