June 7 2012

Rockford girls water polo wins state championship

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Rams co-captain Casey Wolfer defends against Zeeland en route to Rockford winning the regional title. The Lady Rams headed into the regional tournament Friday, May 18 with high expectations and they certainly delivered. The girls won the regional title by defeating Grand Haven, Hudsonville and Zeeland in the finals. The first game against Grand Haven featured a fine team [...]

Chamber hosts annual Start of Summer Celebration

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Playworld Amusements is providing this year’s midway and rides for the annual Start of Summer Celebration, June 7-10, downtown Rockford. The rides begin Thursday at 5 p.m. and Friday at noon. The Rockford Chamber of Commerce and the Start of Summer Committee are hoping that the community is ready to say goodbye to another school year. This year’s annual Start of [...]

Rockford grad’s final Scout project to benefit kids in need

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Lending Library for youth staying at St. John’s Home by BETH ALTENA Stephani Sawicki shows off donations from Aunt Candy’s Toy Company. The 2012 Rockford grad is creating a library for the kids who stay at St. John’s Home in Grand Rapids. Every spring graduates of Rockford High School wrap up a major part of their lives to date: saying goodbye to friends who are off [...]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

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Big bucks Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” The one with the most money almost always wins. That statement isn’t only about the third world. Unfortunately, it’s increasingly true of America. It takes big bucks to run for office (staff, travel, advertising, etc.) and elections have become battles for the bucks. It isn’t the [...]
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