March 4 2010

Rams girls basketball team win OK Red conference

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The Rockford Rams girls basketball team celebrates its victory in the OK Red conference.   The success of any team can be measured several ways. The Rockford girls basketball team set out at the beginning of the season declaring a set of goals: play united, play and practice with a positive attitude no matter what happens, and play as a team, not as an individual. The [...]

Rams win OK Red conference championship

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Photo by GORDIE PETERSON   Celebrating in their natural environment—in the water—Rockford wins the OK Red swimming and diving conference championship on Saturday, Feb. 27 at home. After three days of nonstop excitement, Rockford came out on top with 368 points, followed by Grandville (338), Holland West Ottawa (317), Jenison (294), East Kentwood (269), Hudsonville [...]

RCS’ environmental program like no other

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by M. SOLLE Several sixth-graders clean up at Frederick Meijer Gardens as part of Rockford Christian School’s environmental program. The Rockford Christian School (RCS) campus sits on over 36 acres and overlooks beautiful Lake Bella Vista. To the average person, RCS is a “typical” Rockford school—stunning facility, large campus, academically excellent. Yet [...]

Environmental group expands goals

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PROTECTION OUR WATERS—Members of the public, facilitated by a Rogue River Watershed Council member, break up into work groups to provide input on a variety of environmental topics.   The Rogue River Watershed Council held its annual meeting at Rockford’s Community Cabin in early 2010, continuing its efforts to protect the watershed and goals to improve educational [...]

Artists share coffee, memories at Arnie’s

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LOCAL ARTISTS HANGING OUT—Front row: Nancy Liszewski, Peggy Salk, Dana Ziebarth, Michael Callihan, and Louise Bauer. Back row: Kathlene Kalinowski, Kathlene Putham, Patti Mollema, Sue Callihan and Phillip Glass, host.   Back in the day, Rockford was known as an artistic town where many craftspeople plied their trades in the shops and sold what they made or created. [...]
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