Olympic-style tournament comes to Rockford

WHERE ELSE BUT ROCKFORD?—Nationally renowned archer, Marie DeRegnaucourt, is pictured winning her All American title for Michigan State University at UCLA in the outdoor collegiate national championships.

Nationally renowned archer, Marie DeRegnaucourt, may have been the first Rockford archer to reach the heights of Member National Junior World Team, competing in the Czech Republic, National U.S. Open Gold Medalist 2004 and All American 2006, but she will be far from the last. Rockford has the RSC Wolverines Junior Olympic Archery Development Club, […]

Duplex destroyed, family and pets escape fire

Heat from the blaze melts the front of a vehicle parked in the driveway.

‘The cat did just what we teach the little kids to do: stay low and go’ by BETH ALTENA A family cat survived a fire so hot and smoky that an entire neighborhood was hidden in the smoke as firefighters tried to extinguish the fully engaged blaze about 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8. Neighbors […]

Man critically injured in accident

AeroMed is called to the scene of a two-car accident in Courtland Township  Tuesday, June 7.

by JUDY REED A two-car accident in Courtland Township last week left one man with critical injuries and several others with minor scrapes and lacerations. The accident happened about 4 p.m. June 7, at 15 Mile Road and Shaner Avenue. According to police, a witness told them that a red Chevrolet Malibu was at the […]

Families invited to free day of fun, food


              The Izaak Walton League Summerfest is coming up on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the club’s conservation facility and property at 5641 Myers Lake Road, just north of Cannonsburg Ski Lodge. There will be all types of outdoor activities, such as kids’ fishing, […]

Start of Summer Parade Fun

PARADE FUN—Kids along the Start of Summer parade route wait for  giveaways from floats.