Host families sought in Rockford area

Have you ever wanted to travel around the world and learn about different cultures? CASE Exchange Student Programs would like to invite you to see the world without leaving home, by hosting a foreign exchange student from South America, Europe or Asia for the upcoming school year! Each year, CASE provides high school age students […]

Weddings — November 25, 2009

Rigney-Dodd Anna Kathleen “Kassi” Dodd and Jacob Thomas Rigney were married on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, in Indianapolis, Ind. The civil ceremony was performed by Judge Michelle Scott. Kassi is the daughter of the late Howard and Donna Dodd of Rockford. She received her doctorate in jurisprudence from Southern Illinois University in 2004. Jacob is the […]

Four Rockford students to perform in Nutcracker Ballet

Four Rockford students (l–r) Kathleen Bomer, Lauren Hyink, Mary Camp and Rebecca Richmond prepare to perform in the West Michigan Youth Ballet Company’s Nutcracker Ballet.

The West Michigan Youth Ballet Company is preparing for its first annual full-length Nutcracker Ballet, composed by Tchaikovsky, on Dec. 12 and 13, at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center (FHFAC), 600 Forest Hills Ave., Grand Rapids. Four students from the Rockford school district are members of the company, and are looking forward to performing […]

What do you like best about shopping in Rockford for the holidays?

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Joel and Krista Koch and their children, Leah, 2, and Mya, four months, were downtown Wednesday, November 18 to attend the lighting ceremoney and holiday open houses. “We were looking for something for our home,” said Krista. “We loved the lighting ceremony and we love the shops here.” Joel said the couple wanted to make […]