November 25 2009

Rockford High School student awarded scholarship

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Crystal Quillan of Rockford has been awarded a scholarship by the Two Ten Footwear Foundation. She was chosen from more than 500 applicants to this year’s program, and has decided to use the award to attend Central Michigan University. The Two Ten Footwear Foundation Scholarship Program was established in 1969 to provide need-based scholarships to people in the [...]

School Beat — November 25, 2009

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Bond monies support RPS fine arts programs by MIKE CUNEO Assistant Superintendent, Finance Rockford Public Schools As the construction season winds down for the fall, I would like to take this opportunity to update the community on the work completed and yet to be completed. Work has been started on five of the largest construction projects in the scope of the approved [...]

Lady Rams cross country claims state runner-up honors

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  The Lady Rams of Rockford claimed second place at the cross country state finals at Michigan International Speedway. The runner-up finish is the best for the Lady Rams since 2003, when they were second place in the state, and cements them as the state team of the decade. “Being state runner-up is pretty incredible,” stated Coach Benjamin Watson. “It is the best [...]

Johnson signs letter of intent for GVSU

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Cailie Johnson signs her national letter of intent to play volleyball for Grand Valley State University (GVSU) while her father, Chuck, signs the parent portion. The letter was signed on November 17 at Rockford High School with Johnson’s coaches, family and teammates in attendance. GVSU Coach Scanlon said, “I have enjoyed watching you play over the last year and I [...]

Residents, officers already feeling pinch of closed courtroom

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INCONVENIENCE—Morey Butler is frustrated he can’t pay a ticket at the Rockford court on Wednesday, November 11. His wife Joanne forgot to hang her handicapped sign in her car and received a ticket. “We live in Howard City. It is inconvenient that we will have to drive to Grand Rapids now. We don’t like this at all,” Morey said. “I’d like to say to the judge [...]
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