OBITUARY — May

Kurt Ronald May, 26, of Rockford died Friday, May 25, 2012. He was born Kurt Ronald May in Grand Rapids, the son of Ann (Norris) and Ron May on December 2, 1985. He was a member of the Chinese Association of West Michigan. He is survived by his parents, Ron and Ann May of Grant; […]

RHS 2012 grads to celebrate their story of faith, hope, joy

In a scene carried out in thousands of churches across the country these past few weeks, high school graduates are honored during Graduation Sunday morning services. Pictured are but nine of Rockford United Methodist Church’s seventeen 2012 graduating seniors.	Photo by CLIFF HILL

Rockford community invited to baccalaureate ceremony Sunday, June 3 by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL A baccalaureate ceremony for graduating high school students in the Rockford community has been an annual tradition for decades, yet there are many Rockford residents who are not aware of the baccalaureate service’s existence. Few understand the meaning of the ceremony. […]

America’s favorite farmers market returns Saturday for encore season

Rockford City Manager Michael Young, Rockford Farm Market organizer Kim McKay, and Market Master Lion Bob Winegar proudly hold the America’s Favorite Farmers Market banner that will be on display Saturday mornings at Rockford’s Farm Market.	Photo by CLIFF HILL

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL On the wings of victory from winning the 2011 America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest, the Rockford Farm Market (RFM) proudly sails into its second decade. Since its opening day, the first Saturday of June in 2002, RFM has developed a cult-like word-of-mouth following in the greater Rockford community. In many […]

NEWS FROM CANNON TOWNSHIP

Steve Grimm

To bond or not to bond? by STEVE GRIMM Cannon Township Supervisor The communities that make up the North Kent Sewer Authority are currently in the process of upgrading and replacing aging components. Cannon, Courtland and Plainfield Townships have known since 2009 that the lift stations at Rogue River and Lake Bella Vista are in […]

Tent sale to benefit military families

Wolverine Worldwide is teaming up once again with the Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA to help improve the health and wellness of the communities it serves. On Thursday, June 7, from 12 to 8 p.m., the Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA will host a tent sale on its property at 6555 Jupiter Avenue in Belmont […]