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Giving thanks for freedom! by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church Once upon a time, a man found the barn where Satan kept all his seeds of sin stored. In bag after bag, seeds were stored that were destined to grow in the hearts of people everywhere. There were seeds of envy and greed, […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

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Second-graders visit Rockford by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society This week, Kathy Christensen, who is an officer (recording secretary) in our society and a long-time volunteer helper with the second-grade museum tours, has written the following information on this yearly event. My thanks go to her for her positive efforts. Usually in May, […]

Rockford woman accidentally electrocuted

Stephanie Trudeau, 41, of Rockford was found by neighbors dead of electrocution in her yard on Tuesday, June 19. According to a report by Kent County Sheriff’s investigator Michael Tanis, emergency first responders were called to the victim’s home at 7636 Hessler Drive near Myers Lake Road at 6:14 a.m. Courtland Fire Rescue and Rockford […]

Law firm opens new Rockford office

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With arguably the best view in Rockford and an incredible spread of refreshments provided by Grill One Eleven, the new Rockford office of Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones PLC had an open house on Tuesday, June 12. With a breathtaking balcony view of the Rogue River, the office in the upper level of the Promenade, […]

Golf Channel coverage for local charitable event

The 34th annual Bobby Jones Open was held at Thousand Oaks Golf Club on June 12, 2012.	Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

As a follow up to a Squire article in the June 7 edition (“What’s in a name?”), the 34th annual Bobby Jones Open was held in Grand Rapids June 11-13. Bob “Arjay” and Diane Jones from Rockford were the local hosts, and the group of 50+ attendees enjoyed great weather and West Michigan hospitality for […]