November 24 2011

Everyone wins—sports complex to transform Rockford

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Five-year estimate is $20 million in economic growth  by BETH ALTENA A new era for Rockford has arrived as the West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) announced a state-of-the-art youth and amateur sports facility with 12 ball fields, concessions, boulevard landscaping, parking for nearly 1,000 cars, play areas and picnic structures will be built on a 79-acre property off [...]

Rockford varsity volleyball state champs

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School varsity volleyball team celebrates on the court after the state finals victory. The 2011 Rockford High School varsity volleyball team was on a mission. This talented group of athletes set out to accomplish what no other Rockford team had done before: bring home a Class A volleyball state title. On Saturday, Nov. 19, the dream became reality. The [...]

Rockford new home to Kent County Sheriff’s Mounted Division

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA A member of the Kent County Sheriff’s Mounted Division answers questions during a dedication ceremony Thursday, November 17. An abandoned 100-year-old barn in Rockford—now renovated and rebuilt to house eight horses, equipment and feed—is just the first phase of the Kent County Sheriff’s Mounted Division complex. On Thursday, Nov. 17, a crowd of [...]

A Charmed Life Nail Salon celebrates fourth anniversary

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Theme of “four” in special   pricing, sales RAM ORANGE NAILS FOR LUCK—A Charmed Life Nail Salon owner heard our Rams girls volleyball team was on the eve of their competition for the title of state champions. To show support of the effort of the student athletes, Kristine Gault offered to have the nails of the entire team painted with Ram Orange polish with black [...]

‘Tis the season for thanksgiving

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

This year has been tough on almost everyone because of the economy and the high unemployment. Americans are a very resilient people. Even during troubling times, they are always ready to lend a hand to someone who needs help and is struggling. A great way to help a person or an animal in need is to donate to charity a car you do not use anymore. The process is very [...]
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