Military News — May 20, 2010

MN-Smith

Smith graduates from USMC Jennifer L. Smith, a 2007 graduate of Rockford High School, has graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp on April 23 after 13 weeks on Parris Island, N.C. Private Smith had a 10-day leave, which she spent at home in Belmont with friends and family. She left on Monday, […]

Jazwiec announces candidacy for 73rd District State House race

Jazwiec

Steve J. Jazwiec has three reasons he is running for the State House of Representatives in the August 3 Republican Primary to represent the citizens, business owners and school districts of the 73rd District: his three granddaughters. Jazwiec, currently the City of Rockford Mayor Pro Tem, has announced that he is running for term-limited Tom […]

Right at Home celebrates seventh year

RightatHome

Downtown shop a long-time dream for owners Lynda Volkhardt remembers what it was like to be a young mother with no money and an eye for things she couldn’t afford. She learned to shop smart and find a good bargain. That common sense approach and the wisdom of age are traits she attributes to the […]

Harbinger of spring visits DeVos Place

Rockford’s

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Sixty-five years and counting, Michigan’s oldest sport show played out to record crowds this past weekend at the Showspan Inc.-produced Ultimate Sport Show at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. From new boats and accessories to fishing tackle and hunting gear, along with representatives from sporting goods suppliers, there was something […]

Local Cub Scouts earn highest award

Following their crossover ceremony, the Arrow of Light recipients celebrate with the Order of the Arrow. Pictured are (back row, l–r) Brett Garchow, Brandon Sinclair, Issac Blenman, Andrew March; (front) Jason Andrus, Michael Fox, Gavin Woodard, Ryan Harrell, and Ethan Walthorn.

  Five Webelos 2 Scouts from Pack 3285 were recently awarded the Arrow of Light, the highest award available to boys in the Cub Scout program. The award was presented to Jason Andrus, Michael Fox, Ryan Harrell, Ethan Walthorn and Gavin Woodard at the pack’s annual Blue and Gold banquet on February 12 at Bostwick […]