RCS students raise crucial funds during annual bike-a-thon

Rockford Christian School students participate in the school’s annual bike-a-thon to raise much-needed funds.   Almost $18,000 was raised by the student body at Rockford Christian School (RCS) during their third annual bike-a-thon. Over 60 percent of the students participated in the event, with each student averaging $123 in donations. This year’s bike-a-thon kicked off […]

MS—The end or the beginning?

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Cathy and Joe Schmitt   Multiple sclerosis (MS), the disease of the nervous system, may have finally met its match. Cathy Schmitt, originally from the Grand Rapids area and now living in Grand Blanc, is betting the end is near. Cathy was diagnosed with MS approximately 10 years ago. Since then she, along with her […]

Classifieds — November 18, 2009

HELP WANTED CNA or MA with current certification and one year experience. Part-time 3rd shift Bishop Hills Elder Community, 4951 11 Mile Rd., Rockford, MI. b47 ______________________ CRAFTS 9th Annual Holiday Bazaar—Saturday, November 21, 2009, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Courtland Oakfield United Methodist Church, 10295 Myers Lake Ave., Rockford (between 12 Mile and 13 […]

Cedar Sapiens set roots at Credit Union

by ANA OLVERA Placed outside of Rockford Community Federal Credit Union, at 3 N. Monroe St., are five Cedar Sapiens. They were created by Georgia Donovan, a member at the credit union. Donovan entered the Cedar Sapiens in the Art Prize 2009 contest. Her entry placed in the top 50 out of 1,218 entries. Her […]

New dentist takes over retired Conklin’s practice

IT’S A DEAL—Dr. John Conklin (right) closes the deal of turning over his dental practice to Dr. Douglas Martin on the golf course.

Douglas Martin grew up just 120 miles from Rockford, but after he earned his doctorate in dentistry, the Air Force and his following career took him all over the country. Now, with 23 years of experience and with plenty of progressive West Coast practices to offer, he has taken over the general dentistry office of […]