Reader shares story of neighborly kindness Dear Editor, We wanted to share a good citizen story. I ran an errand to Ric’s Market, not knowing that my husband’s wallet and car keys were on the trunk of my car. They made it all the way to Myers Lake Road and we found the wallet (mostly empty) […]

All-age track and field meet provides fun times


Wednesday, June 27, the Greater Rockford Area Racing Series (GRARS) hosted its second of four events for the summer in a track and field meet at Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium. “We had between 65 and 70 competitors ranging from age 3 to 55 competing in events from the shot put to hurdles to the 5,000-meter […]

DeDamos part of dominating effort at MHSFCA game

by RANDY GREGORY   Last year’s playing of the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA) East-West All-Star Game had a less-than-satisfying result for a former standout Rockford linebacker when Brett Egnatuk was forced to call it a career due to repeated concussions, and his squad lost to boot. This year’s 32nd version, played at […]

Rockford varsity boys basketball players play on


After this year’s varsity boys basketball team tied as conference champs, won districts and regionals, and played at Breslin to become state finalists, three of the players have recently committed to play the game they love at the next level while they earn their degrees. They have played together, along with several others on this […]