Rams repeat as state water polo champs

FP-waterpolo1

The dynasty continues. Rockford entered the Michigan Water Polo Association state championships at West Zeeland, who was ranked fourth in the state, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-13. But by the time the final whistle blew, the Rams were once again on top, claiming their second consecutive state championship, their seventh in eight years, and […]

Facts, music, prayers featured at Veteran’s Day service

veterans1

by BETH ALTENA  Perfect fall weather graced a service at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 5747 Jupiter Avenue in Plainfield Township, one of many Veteran’s Day services around West Michigan. Speaking on his and his wife’s 50th anniversary, Township Supervisor George Meek, a four-year veteran himself, asked the crowd to remember and thank veterans for their service. […]

Aero Med called to car-semi crash

The driver of an SUV is airlifted to Butterworth Hospital after colliding with a semi on Wednesday, Nov. 10.

An SUV collided with a semi in Oakfield Township on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 10, sending two people to area hospitals. The accident occurred around 3:45 p.m. at the intersection of M-57 and Lincoln Lake Road. The driver of a Ford Explorer was northbound on Lincoln Lake Rd., when he was hit by a semi that […]

Scouts honor local veterans

Webelos members Justin Fraula, Evan Coberly and Sean McLellan present a thank-you card in honor of Veteran’s Day to decorated Army veteran Sam Russo.

Members of Cub Scout Pack 3285 honored our local veterans for their service to our country on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. At their Pack meeting, the Scouts created special thank-you cards to show their appreciation for the freedoms they enjoy today. Delegates from the Webelos den visited Bishop Hills Elder Care Community in Rockford on […]

East Rockford Middle School’s Kory Youn an Example in Excellence

Examples-Young

Natural leader has a strong moral compass Kory Young, 14, is the son of Brian and Kim Young and brother to Brianna, 11, and Christina, 9. Kory’s teachers call him responsible, trustworthy and hardworking. “Kory is so accepting of others,” staff at ERMS said of him. “He shows that it is a good thing to […]