March 24 2011

Ram football team awarded Academic All State honors

March 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Rams receiving second-place Academic All State honors are (front row, l–r) Zack Nelson, Spencer Sims, Adam Kroll, Connor Darby, Jesse Edick, Cameron Borg; (back) Coach Joe Schwander, Mark LaPrairie, Bryce Vanderberg, Austin Burris, Steven Mette, Colin Remtema and Coach Ralph Munger. Congratulations to the Rockford Rams football team on receiving second [...]

Students run to help children in Haiti

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Goal is $10,000 for kitchen, classroom A determination to help those in Haiti and the generosity of the Rockford area have students well on their way to an ultimate goal of $10,000 to go to a kitchen, classroom, books and more for students in Haiti. The most recent fundraiser is coming right up and the public is invited to take part. Abby Wallis Stacey Chrisman, of [...]

Swan killed in power line collision

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Power outage, general confusion follows by BETH ALTENA A man walking the White Pine Trail narrowly escaped with his life after a swan flew into a live power line, resulting in an explosion and the arcing, live wire shooting sparks and fire on the popular trail. The incident left the downtown without power for about an hour and left the city buzzing with speculation and [...]

Crowds pack annual EXPO despite sunny spring weather

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Rockford Mayor Steve Jazwiec wears a Squire headband that staff from the local paper were handing out to kids and adults. This is Jazwiec's second term as mayor for Rockford. The team from Rick's Food Center handed out a variety of foods to the crowd at EXPO, including the store's signature home-made kielbasa.               [...]

Rockford embraces Special Olympics Michigan State Basketball Finals

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More than 1,000 athletes, coaches, chaperones expected to attend The Special Olympics Michigan 2011 State Basketball Finals will take place March 25-26 at Rockford Public Schools. This two-day competition will draw more than 1,000 athletes, coaches and chaperones from throughout Michigan. Approximately 350 volunteers coordinated by the Grand Rapids Jaycees will also be on [...]
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