Tag Archives: June 30 2011

Local racer earns spot at motocross national championship

Rockford’s Danielle Thompson just made her dream come true. The 12-year-old dirt bike racer has qualified for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 30th Annual AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch. Thompson took on … Continue reading

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Local vendors begin season at Plainfield farm market

Market open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 to 7 p.m. Fans of Rockford’s fabulous farm market can visit more local vendors mid-week now that Plainfield Township Farmer’s Market is up and running. The market is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 … Continue reading

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Fire training a reminder to be safe on the road

by BETH ALTENA Courtland Township Fire Chief Micky Davis used a training practice as a chance to remind the public that cars are not a mobile shield of armor and to always be vigilant about safety while driving. On Thursday, … Continue reading

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Rockford student awarded Rosa Parks Scholarship

Alex Quinn, a 2011 graduate of Rockford High School, was recently awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Rosa Parks Foundation. Quinn was honored at a luncheon June 16 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. … Continue reading

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