TooBad Lacrosse takes first


TooBad Lacrosse took first place in the Woodland Sports girls seventh/eighth indoor lacrosse league. This Rockford team had a perfect score of 8-0 this season. The team also went undefeated, 4-0, in the middle school division of the GVSU Winter WonderLax Tournament on February 27. Pictured are (front row, l–r) Lexi Henckel, Alexandra VanderMolen, Christine […]

Rockford Riptide gears up for championships


by LINDSAY PATTON-CARSON For Rockford Riptide, this winter session has been a long one. Multiple snow days interrupted the winter session, but the swimmers have not let it affect their performances. Every swimmer showed an ability to adapt quickly to schedule changes, and as a result, 27 swimmers have qualified in 120 events at the […]

City of Rockford outlines emergency procedures

The City of Rockford’s outdoor warning siren system consists of three sirens placed strategically throughout the city as a warning device to alert citizens outdoors of imminent severe weather. While the warning siren system is an effective method of outdoor notification, the City highly recommends each home and business have other means to receive warnings […]

ArtPrize 2011 registration dates announced

Officials of ArtPrize, a radically open art competition giving away the world’s largest art prize, have announced the 2011 registration dates for venues and artists and special dates for submitting art to be installed in the Grand River. ArtPrize 2011 will run from September 21 through October 9. “The artist and venue registration process was […]



Your Input Welcome! by CAROL HILLMAN Rockford School Board Trustee With small signs of spring beginning daily, the spring fever and longing for Spring Break also begin. Despite snow days, that Spring Break indicates a stepping back from hectic daily life, and a chance to refuel before the last stretch of the school year. You […]