RE/MAX United to host open house

Tracie and Tom Rich are excited to host an open house this Saturday, June 9, to celebrate the opening of  RE/MAX United on Monroe Street in Rockford.

Tracie and Tom Rich are announcing that they will host an open house from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, to celebrate the opening of their new RE/MAX office, RE/MAX United. The RE/MAX United office, located at 28 N. Monroe in Rockford, provides complete real estate services in the Rockford, Forest Hills, Grand […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Update

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Last week’s “Nugget of Rockford History” question solicited many correct answers and also brought out a lot of information. So far, 18 people have contacted me,  and all of them knew that Clayton Cahill was the well-known Rockford constable who had a bear caged on his property […]

Scouts, students, officials attend Plainfield Memorial Service

Students who received Sons of the American Legion’s scholarship spoke during a lovely and moving Memorial Day celebration in Belmont on Monday, May 28. Students Tadie Dyhne, Eli Kneehaw, Tadia Dyhne and Elizabeth Kneehaw received scholarships from the American Legion Post 258 of Walker. Pictured are Boy Scout Troop #238 and Cub Scout Troop #3285. Photo by STEVE AYRES

Memorial ceremonies feature remembrance of those who lost their lives

The story of the Belmont Veterans Memorial Park is an example of turning vacant property into a needed use. The 1.5-acre property was donated to the township and developed as a memorial park under the leadership of then committee chair and current Township Trustee Chuck Weldon (pictured left). In 2001 the trees on the property were decimated by straightline winds. After removal, Weldon suggested creating a veterans’ park on the property and enticed many volunteer hours and donations to the project.	Photo by STEVE AYRES

Rockford man takes on grueling feat for kids

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“Kids for Kids” Goat Project to benefit children of Uganda In September 2005, Rockford resident Dean Vandermey, of Set Free Ministries (SFM), had traveled to rural southern Uganda to hold a conference for some local pastors. During the morning session, a group of 42 orphan children sat nearby, quietly observing. When Vandermey asked the pastors […]