Kent District presents Around the World—Easy as 1, 2, 3

Young children love to count. Kids ages 6 and under are invited to Kent District Library’s (KDL) Around the World—Easy as 1, 2, 3 program. Come explore new cultures with stories, songs and crafts that celebrate counting around the world. Activities include painting with watercolors, hopscotch, bowling, a parachute game, and much more! The Krause […]

Celebrating Memorial Day

Alayna Blackmore, 22 months, of Rockford celebrated Memorial Day by helping to put flags on her great-grandpa’s grave at Fort Custer Memorial Park in Augusta, Mich. Her great-grandpa is Robert Williams, who was a WWII Navy pilot.



DeVuyst-Brouwr David and Ruth Brouwer of Rockford announce the engagement of their son Mark Alan Brouwer to Sara Ann DeVuyst of Breckenridge, Mich. Sara Ann is the daughter of Lori and Kendall Coleman of Breckenridge and Kendall and Jo DeVuyst of Midland. She is a 2006 Breckenridge High School graduate and a 2010 graduate of […]



O;Hara–Wallis Jeffrey and Christie O’Hara of Rockford announce the engagement of their daughter Kathryn Marie O’Hara to Nicholas James Wallis of Rockford. Kathryn is a graduate of Michigan State University and is employed by Cesar Chavez Academy Elementary School. Jeffrey is the son of Richard and Judy Wallis of Rockford. He is a graduate of […]

Rockford athlete wins national Milk Mustache award

Local student-athlete, Abigail Blanchard, from Rockford High School is a recipient of the 2011 Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) awards. She is part of a group of 25 high school seniors selected from more than 40,000 applicants across the country. The winners are top performers when it comes to academics, athletics, community […]