Historical Society honors members of class of 1932

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU—All turning 94 this fall, these Rockford residents were honored at the Thursday, November 5 Rockford Historical Society meeting. Pictured are Norine Elkins, Hellen Hessler and Clarence Blakeslee. Blakeslee turned 94 the end of October while Hessler and Elkins have their birthdays coming up shortly. If you see these folks around town, […]

Rockford Register — November 11, 2009

Wednesday, Nov. 11 Fred Meijer Book-Signing Event—7 p.m. at North Rockford Middle School auditorium, 397 E. Division (10 Mile Rd.), Rockford. Meet the authors of “Fred Meijer: Stories of His Life” and special guest Fred Meijer. There will be a short program, after which books may be purchased. Sponsored by Rockford Area Historical Society. Free and open […]

A Message for You — November 11, 2009

Are you down in the pit? by PASTOR DAVE FERNLUND Algoma Baptist Church Do you feel like you are down in a pit today? Many of us remember hearing the Bible story of Daniel and the lion’s den when we were children. It may have been one of the first stories we learned in Sunday […]

People of all ages will enjoy the Norman Rockwell-like evening of ceremony that marks the holidays in downtown Rockford. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. to enjoy music, speeches and the “flipping of the switches” that turn on downtown’s holiday lighting. The event takes place by the dam at Peppler Park. Pictured at last year’s event is Robin with daughters Lauren and Leah.

Nine Rockford High School choir students recently auditioned for the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA) Honors Choir, and all nine were selected. The auditions for this prestigious vocal group required each vocalist to sing their part individually on both a specific piece of choral repertoire and a short sight-reading selection. The Rockford choir students […]

Lighting ceremony a family event

People of all ages will enjoy the Norman Rockwell-like evening of ceremony that marks the holidays in downtown Rockford. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. to enjoy music, speeches and the “flipping of the switches” that turn on downtown’s holiday lighting. The event takes place by the dam at Peppler Park. […]