SCHOOL BEAT Transportation changes on horizon by JACQUIE FASE Director of Transportation Rockford Public Schools Winston Churchill once said, “There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction,” and as a transportation department we are keen on good directions. As you’ve read, Governor Synder and the state of Michigan are significantly […]

Quinn wins multiple scholarships

Alex Quinn

Alex Quinn, a senior at Rockford High School, has won over $150,000 in merit scholarships to the University of Michigan. This includes the Chick Evans scholarship, the Grand Rapids Alumni Association of the University of Michigan scholarship, KFC Colonel’s Scholarship, University of Michigan Regents Scholarship, and the University of Michigan Literature, Science and the Arts […]


American Legion thanks Squire Dear Editor, The Rockford American Legion Post is a 92 year-old organization committed to serving Veterans, their families and the community. During that period of time we’ve learned that no matter how hard we try, we can’t do it alone; we depend upon other members of the community for assistance. Now […]



Garbage in, garbage out by CRAIG JAMES Okay… back to the subject of why I am skeptical of the idea of dangerous global warming. I have shown you in an article a couple of weeks ago how just the addition of CO2 into the atmosphere will not produce significant warming. The significant warming scenario comes […]

Newly appointed Huizenga ‘asset’ to Glenn Morris & Associates

Jami Huizenga

Glenn Morris & Associates has recently announced the appointment of Jami Huizenga in personal and commercial lines customer service and claims management. “Jami is an asset to our agency and provides excellent service to our clients,” said Glenn Morris, president of Glenn Morris & Associates. “She also adds vast experience to the agency.” Before joining […]