WEDDINGS

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Johnston-Krueger Amy Lynn Krueger and Sean Michael Johnston of Minneapolis, Minn., were united in marriage on August 27, 2011 at the North Garden & Conservatory at Michigan State University. The bride is a 2009 graduate of Michigan State University and a 2011 graduate of Case Western Reserve University. She is employed by Little Sisters of […]

ChoiceOne Bank challenge generates donation to Sparta Education Foundation

Pictured are (l–r) Amy Homich of ChoiceOne Bank, President Robert Liscombe, Vice President Leo Maki, Trustee Robert Shirado, and Treasurer Vicki Brown.

ChoiceOne Bank recently donated $560 to the Sparta Education Foundation (SEF). Sparta Area Schools employees were given the challenge: for every Health Savings Account (HSA) they opened at ChoiceOne Bank within a certain time frame, the bank would donate $10 to the SEF. “As the local community bank, we are proud to assist the Sparta […]

Women harriers claim runner-up at regional championship

Claiming second place in regional racing is the Rams girls cross-country team of (front row, l–r) Maegan Roach, Morgan Harney, Taylor Manett, Natalie Napolillo; (back row) Coach Lisa Miller, Lauren Brasure, Kerianne Schoff, Jane Hawks and Coach Ben Watson.

In a regional championship that featured three ranked teams in the state in addition to an honorable mention team, a close competition was brewing this close to Halloween, especially with state final qualification implications on the line. With the sixth-ranked Grand Haven Bucs, seventh-ranked Rockford Rams, eighth-ranked Hudsonville Eagles and Honorable Mention Grandville Bulldogs pushing […]

Marching band sweeps Flight I awards at Lakeshore Invitational

The Rockford High School marching band showcases their 2011 program for the upcoming freshmen and their parents.	Photo by ANNA-MARIE WILDERS BOTHMA

It was a busy week for the Rockford High School (RHS) marching band. On Monday, Oct. 24, the band showcased their 2011 program for the eighth-grade band students and their parents, filling the auditorium at RHS with awesome sound and music. This is an annual event to promote participation in the marching band to upcoming […]

Rockford men’s water polo claims West Regional crown

Rockford’s Eric Chisholm is named the West Region water polo MVP.

State tournament next up On Friday, Oct. 28, the Rockford High School men’s water polo team continued their march to the state tournament by opening up with a victory against the Panthers of West Ottawa in the Michigan Water Polo Association Western Water Polo Regional. The contests were hosted at the East Kentwood natatorium. The […]