Rockford Scouts perform flag ceremony in New Mexico

Blake and Will Carlson from Pack 3226 and Maija Carlson from Daisy Troop 4001 of Meadow Ridge Elementary School raise the American flag at Philmont Scout Ranch and Family/Training Center in New Mexico.

Treasure hunter will win $1000 in free gasoline

Cannoncoin

Copper coin hidden somewhere in township The hunt begins on Tuesday, September 25 and the best hunter will win a grand in gas. Legend has it that back in the 1800’s, a cannon was hidden in Cannon Township and has never been found to this day. The legend will be re-created in 2012. A custom […]

ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

This ball is a true collector’s item.  It is included among many other autographed items and more in our online auction that can be seen right now at www.1800lastbid.com.

By TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Lots of questions have been asked by people interested in our upcoming fundraising auction. Most of this column will give answers to a lot of the inquiries, but if readers need clarification or more information, please call 1-616-866-0530. Let’s start by explaining that the auction will be […]

Showers participates in University of Evansville Freshman service project

Showers

The University of Evansville (UE) is proud to announce that Shain Showers of Belmont participated in the Freshman Service Project on Monday, August 20. The project sent new UE students to 20 locations throughout Evansville, Ind., including parks, community centers, and other nonprofit organizations, to perform tasks ranging from painting to cleaning to landscaping. The […]