Achieve the Dream Non-Profit acts as voice throughout community

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Three years ago local area resident; Vinnie Bosscher, began to write a music album that speaks to the false idea that everyone is living the “American Dream”. The reality is there are a lot of people who are still losing their jobs, their homes, addicted to anything & everything, schools are shutting down, suicide & divorce rates climb – most of [...]

Scottville Clown Band at Start of Summer Parade!

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Come and welcome “The Big Noise from Scottville” to Rockford! When you see the Scottville Clown Band; you’re amused by their colorful attire and crazy antics. When you hear them play, you’re amazed at their extraordinary talent. They’ve been entertaining crowds in Michigan for over 100 years, with no sign of slowing down.  In 1903, a musical group [...]

Harvest Fest’s heritage weekend offers food, music, classic cars

October 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

WHAT A BEAUTY—Last year this car buff (father to our own Police Chief Dave Jones) was proud to show off this beauty. The vehicle is complete with a recreated drive-in dinner and companion. The classic cars roll into Rockford Saturday, October 3, one of a town-full of attractions for this weekend’s Harvest Fest. Returning is an annual chili cook off, now organized by [...]

Local musician teaches local residents music, releases CD

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

MUSICAL STYLIST—Joe Kelly with his favorite guitar. by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Joe Kelly is an amazing man. No, he probably could not lift 1000 pounds, nor could he perform amazing acrobatics. But he sure can play a mean guitar. Kelly, who has been teaching music in the Rockford area through various stringed instruments for 40 years, has a passion for the art. [...]
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