Rockford leads parade of athletes for State Games

Rockford archers lead the Parade of Athletes at the opening ceremonies of the Michigan State Games on Friday, June 24 at Fifth Third Ballpark.

Archers, crew, rugby represent district by BETH ALTENA Students from Rockford were well represented at this year’s Meijer State Games and during opening ceremonies at Fifth Third Ballpark, a blaze of Ram orange filled the stands. Archers from the Rockford Sportsman’s Club led the parade of athletes Friday, June 24 and teams from Rockford included […]

Rockford Farm Market takes silver in Townie Awards

America’s Favorite Farm Market—could be... your vote could make the difference!

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Every year the July edition of On-the-Town, the arts and entertainment magazine of West Michigan, published monthly by Advance BCI Inc., announces their Townie Awards. Each year the magazine’s readers are asked to think local and vote for their favorites in multiple categories. Readers are asked where they like to […]

Sweet signs of summer

TASTE OF SUMMER—Michigan State Police Trooper Mike Umphrey buys a glass of lemonade from a young entrepreneur. Paying $3 for the beverage, which was offered for 25 cents a cup, earns Umphrey the Squire’s title “Super Nice Guy.” He also made a point to tell the stand’s owner that the lemonade was delicious.

Students invited to 2011 Arts Camp

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Experience the magic of visual and performance arts The Rogue River Theatre, sponsored by Rockford Area Arts Commission, is holding the eighth annual Summer Theatre Arts Camp July 18-22 at North Rockford Middle School. Several children from the Rockford area schools entered the camp’s t-shirt contest for best design to be used on the 2011 […]

Lucky winner will take this home for free

Rockford Band parents offer annual car raffle Band fans are again preparing to raffle a free car for a great cause. They are cruisin’ with the Chevy Cruze again! The car that will be raffled off in the fall will be parked in the Pegasus Sports parking lot at the corner of Squires and Bridge […]