November 17 2011

Rockford Brewing Company on tap for 2012

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By CLIFF AND NANCY HILL (l to r) Brien Dews, Seth Rivard, and Jeff Sheehan on the White Pine Trail in front of the building that, in 2012, will become Rockford Brewing Company. “It was a short 2-month courtship and a marriage made in heaven,” said Rockford resident Brien Dews in speaking about a recently formed partnership with two other Rockford residents, all three [...]

Historical Society begins RAM fund campaign

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“THE FIRST PHOTOGRAPH OF LAPHAMVILLE 1865” —This is the first known image of Laphamville, Rockford’s original name. The camera had only been invented about forty years earlier and was just then entering mainstream use (and it was still a difficult, sensitive process). This shows that even in difficult times, new technology still spread rapidly… even to a [...]

City treasurer voted president of MMTA

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Kim McKay The Michigan Municipal Treasurers Association (MMTA) is pleased to announce that Kim McKay, treasurer of the City of Rockford, has been elected by her peers to the position of president of the MMTA Board of Directors during their annual meeting held on October 4, 2011. The MMTA has membership of more than 800 members across the state of Michigan and prides [...]

Randall wins first runner up at Galaxy Pageant

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Morgan Randall represented Rockford, Mich. last weekend in Bay City at the Michigan Galaxy Pageant. This pageant was judged on four components: interview ability, photogenic, fashion wear, and formal wear. The judges also look at academics, activities and volunteerism, as well. Randall is a seventh-grader at East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) and is on the honor roll. [...]
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