O’Hara-Wallis             Jeffrey and Christie O’Hara of Rockford announce the engagement of their daughter Kathryn Marie O’Hara to Nicholas James Wallis of Rockford. Kathryn is a graduate of Michigan State University and is employed by Cesar Chavez Academy Elementary School. Nicholas is the son of Richard and Judy Wallis of […]



Parsons-Mills           Sarah Marie Parsons and Robert E. Lee Mills III will exchange wedding vows on July 30, 2011. Sarah Marie of Portage is the daughter of William and Bridget Parsons of Muskegon. She is a 2004 graduate of Mona Shores High School, a 2008 graduate of Western Michigan University, and […]



Thomson-Steigenga                   Jim and Gail Thomson of Rockford announce the engagement of their daughter Allison Thomson to Matt Steigenga, both of East Lansing. Allison is graduate of Rockford High School and Michigan State University, and will be graduating from Calvin College this fall. Matt is the son […]



Hessler Mr. Robert H. Hessler, age 89, of Rockford went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 13, 2011. He was born in Chicago, Ill., graduated from Muskegon High School, and was drafted into WWII, serving in the Army/Air Corps. Bob returned to Muskegon and then attended the Chicago School of […]


More feedback on Sunday hours A recent letter to the editor asking downtown merchants to rethink their Sunday hours has continued to receive comments. In addition to the merchants listed last week, we are asked to point out that Sweet Tooth and Twisted Vine also have Sunday hours. A letter to the editor certainly can result […]