Actors del Arte to present comedy in Rockford

The Comedy Ensemble of Actors del Arte will be presenting a show in Rockford on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. The production will take place at the Masonic Lodge on Northland Drive, north of town. Tickets for “The Anniversary Party” are available by calling (616) 874-5254.

 

New Facility for Kent County Sheriff Department Mounted Unit

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Rockford to be home to Kent County Sheriff MountedDivision The public is invited to the dedication ceremony and open house of New Mounted Unit facility located in Rockford. The ceremony will be hosted by Kent County Sheriff Larry A. Stelmaat the facility’s location at 4687 Kroes Street NE (NW corner of Wolverine Blvd. and Kroes […]

Restaurant offers free Thanksgiving dinner

The Halfway Restaurant is happy to let the community know they are hosting their third annual free Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will be serving a full-course traditional dinner, including turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, corn, dinner rolls, beverage and pumpkin pie for dessert. Owners […]

Love of books leads Rockford man to publish his own

Mike Phillips

Rockford resident Mike Phillips grew up on a small farm in West Michigan. While his friends spent their summers watching reruns of bad sitcoms, Phillips’ father gave him a very special gift. He turned off the television. With what was affectionately referred to as “the idiot box” no longer a distraction, Phillips was left to […]

Michigan Legislature honors Rockford Farm Market

Your reporters Cliff and Nancy Hill along with 73rd District State Representative Pete MacGregor, in the rotunda of the MI State Capitol Bldg, proudly displaying the framed Rockford Farm Market special tribute award.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Thursday your reporters traveled to the state capital in Lansing to attend a session of the State Legislature to hear a reading of a proclamation and receive a framed tribute honoring the Rockford Farm Market’s victory in this past summer’s nationwide America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest. We had been […]