Valley View undefeated in book battle

Valley View Elementary School students celebrate their Battle of the Books victory with librarian Sue Kaylee and Principal Bob Siegel.

Valley View Elementary School recently took first place in the Rockford Public Schools Battle of the Books tournament. The students were required to read 27 books within two to three months. They first competed within in their school and the top eight students from each school were chosen for the district-wide battle. Those eight students […]

Words on Weather & Climate — March 18, 2010

Spring? by Craig James What a great way to start out the month of March. It was certainly windy and gloomy this past weekend but prior to that, every day from the 2nd through the 8th had 93 percent or more of possible sunshine with three of those days receiving 100 percent of possible sunshine. […]

Engagement — March 18, 2010

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Loveder-Daniels Chris and Susan Loveder of Rockford are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emma Loveder of Rockford, to Kord Daniels, son of Bert and Sue Daniels of Rockford. The bride-to-be is a Rockford High School graduate and is employed by Davenport University. The groom-elect is a Rockford High School graduate and a […]

Obituaries — March 18, 2010

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Sagorski Mr. Andrew James Sagorski, age 40, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 11, 2010 and is now rejoicing with his Lord and Savior. He grew up in Sand Lake, graduated from Tri-County High School in 1988, and received his degree in Political Science from Central Michigan University. Andrew married Melissa (Astras) on June 22, […]

Local artist, Spectrum Health co-publish book

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Stacy Niedzwiecki, a Rockford, Michigan artist, has co-published the book “Healing Images,” a collection of her 63 nature images that are part of th permanent art collection at Spectrum Health’s Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion. Recognizing that art plays a key role in the healing journey, Spectrum Health selected artwork by local artists that is soothing and […]