Governor signs Main Street Fairness bills

Fairness Bills Retail Group-2

Michigan will begin to level the retail playing field this fall when certain out-of-state merchants, including online giant Amazon, are required to collect sales tax just as the state’s retailers do. Governor Rick Snyder signed Michigan Retailers Association’s Main Street Fairness legislation into law on January 15, capping MRA’s long battle to close a tax […]

Rockford Midfielder Commits to Adams State

This fall, Rockford Senior Zach Meeks committed to play lacrosse at the next level out in Colorado at Adams State University. After being pulled up to Varsity his Freshman year, Meeks has become a vital part to the Rockford program, playing both midfield and attack depending on the team’s needs. Zach is being recruited to […]

New book portrays 1940s Michigan farm life

Recently, Michigan author Lou Hooker celebrated the nationwide release of his new book, “Puppies and Pet Crows,” a collection of farm stories filled with adventure, humor and history that will delight both children and adults. The book introduces readers to 11-year-old Louie, his parents, and seven brothers and sisters, who raise some peculiar pets, work […]

Rockford student donates birthday

Danny Froumis birthday celebration.

Most nine year olds can’t wait to rip off the wrapping and see if they received all the gifts they dreamed of for their birthday. Danny Froumis, a Crestwood Elementary third grade student, decided he’d rather have his birthday donated to Relay For Life. Froumis asked that money that would have gone to gifts instead […]

Happy 100th birthday Jenniemae Stephens

Jenniemae Stephens

Jenniemae Stephens will turn 100 years young on May 19, 2009. Jenniemae lives independently in Rockford’s Richter Place. An open house will be held in her honor on Sunday, May 24 from 2 to 5 p.m., at the Rockford Sportsmen’s Club on Northland Drive. Her address is 9101 Courtland Dr. #104, Rockford, MI 49341. Cards […]