Art Van Furniture royal wedding winners married

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Rockford couple holds extravagant reception at Comstock Park location  Proving its commitment to fun, style and unpredictability, Art Van Furniture celebrated marital bliss with an in-store fairytale wedding designed to fit the dreams of a West Michigan couple. As winners of the Art Van Furniture Royal Wedding Contest, on November 11, 2011 (11/11/11), Lindsey Bonner […]

ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, November 17 Free Meal for Northern Kent County Families—6 to 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, every Thursday. No charge; no registration required. Provided by a partnership between Our Lady of Consolation Parish and God’s Kitchen, a program of Catholic Charities West Michigan. New Mounted […]

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Christmas: a more joyous occasion  by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church Once upon a time, just a few days before Christmas, two men who were neighbors decided to go sailing while their wives went Christmas shopping. While the two men were out on the water, a storm arose. The water became very rough […]

Hunting family had long journey here—then and now

Some current members of the Hunting family came from far away to hear a historic recount of the family travels. The earliest Huntings had a long travel from Suffolk County, England before finally settling in Cortland Township.

Historical Society hears tale of emigration  by BETH ALTENA Virginia Cox was the speaker at a recent Rockford Area Historical Society meeting at the Rockford Community Cabin. Arriving from Virginia, where she resides, Cox also attracted other out-of-area relatives from her Hunting family as she shared the history of Huntings through the years. Virginia said […]

State police receives Smart Policing grant

Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue

Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue recently announced that the Michigan State Police (MSP) has received a federal grant to conduct data-driven, evidence-based policing research and training in an effort to develop effective, economical and innovative responses to emerging crime trends. The $400,000 grant is part of the Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) from the U.S. Department of […]