Fundraiser, silent auction benefits seven-year-old

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An evening of good food, company and wonderful silent auction items will also support a good cause. Blake Hulliberger, 7, has been battling childhood leukemia for the past three years. His learning ability has also been affected by a stroke he suffered early on in his fight. On Saturday, March 26, the public is invited […]

Odyssey teams head to regional competition

This Odyssey of the Mind team of (front row, l–r) Jack Hannigan, Laura Pearson, Jacob Harney, Katie Wakeman; (back) Chase Lindeboom, Logan Anderson and Eric Gridley is coached by Cathy Hannigan and Jodi Harney (not pictured).

                                                                     

Rockford hockey loses nail biter

Senior Erik Datema skates around a Traverse City defenseman to get a shot on net.	Photo by MICHELE VANDERVELDE

Thursday, March 3, the Rockford Rams varsity hockey team traveled to Traverse City to take on the Titans from Traverse City West. The Rams knew it would be a tough game, playing a very good team in their home arena in the second round of the state championship tournament. Many were concerned that a long […]

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE

Could a tsunami occur in Lake Michigan? by CRAIG JAMES After a large tsunami somewhere in the world, it has been very common to hear the question, “Can a tsunami occur in Lake Michigan?” Fortunately, the answer to that is, “If you mean something like what just happened in Japan, NO.” We have no seismic […]

Rockford Diversity holds Bridges Event and Dinner

The eighth Annual Bridges Event and Dinner will be Sunday, March 27. The Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA, located at 6555 Jupiter Ave. NE in Belmont, will again be opening their facilities to the public to host a potluck lunch at 1 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to bring a dish to pass that represents their […]