BIRTHDAYS — June 18–24

18th Gen Waid, Tom Wybranowski 19th Marquita Campbell, Cathy Fusee, Timothy J. Lewis, Phyllis VanderKolk’ Ann Ziel 20th Yvonne Alber, Roger Allen, Zaccary Bennett, Edith Post 21st Jeremiah Briggs, John DeVogel, Jim McDonald 21st Jim McIntyre, ChiChi Rogers, Julie Springsteen 22nd Nathan Briggs, Rachael Laage, Margaret Traxler 23rd Helen Jane Freese, Steve Fusee, Dorothy Tiff, Ray Truman 24th Lily Breeanna Fase, Martha Jean Kleinhans  


Thursday, June 16 Open Mic Night—6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Garden Club Park stage, downtown Rockford, behind Arnie’s. Sign-up starts at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18 Rockford Farm Market—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 29 in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh […]

A Message for You

God of New Things by PASTOR SCOTT SWIX Hope Community Church, Rockford It’s spring going into summer, a season of beautiful colors and green growing things! Take a look around the Rockford area at all the new things springing up—trees and plants, fields of crops, new businesses downtown, and new graduates starting to think about […]


by CRAIG JAMES We had our first Ozone Action Day of the season last week, except they are now called Clean Air Action Days. According to the website of the West Michigan Clean Air Coalition, they are just “thrilled to announce that its Ozone Action program has now become the Clean Air Action program.” I […]

“Rockford Chamber of Commerce Hires New Executive Director”

Jeannie Gregory

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Jeannie Gregory has been hired as the new Executive Director of our organization. After a three month interim period, the board removed the interim tag from Jeannie’s title and is proud to announce that she is officially our new Director. “Jeannie has been our interim […]