Rockford students shine on ACT

Kathleen Bomer, Fiona Clowney, Kyle Cook, Marina Csomor, Michael Dix, Brian Ginebaugh, Jeffrey Gleghorn, Ashley Gremel, Nathaniel Harrison, Allison Huyser, Olivia Kacsits, Ashley Kasul, Megan Kelley, Sarah King, Emily Kolenda, Tatiana Martinez, Amelia Randall, Mitchell Reyers, Bennett Riddering, Ryan Romain, Lindsey Schaberg, Erika Schnelle, Ashley Scrimger, Connor Smith, Rita Snyder, Andrew Stephens, Nicole Strobel, Brian Talsma, Connor Thelen, Sarah VanderHyde, Jennifer Wallsteadt, Joshua Winkelmann, Mackenzie Young, and Kyle Brown are among the Rockford students who scored 30 or better on their recent ACT exams.

Over 30 Rockford High School (RHS) seniors recently scored 30 or better on their ACT college entrance exams. Rockford consistently has many students score 30 or higher on their ACT test—last year, 30 students also scored 30 or higher. These students were recognized at the Sept. 28 Board of Education meeting at Rockford High School. […]

School Beat – October 1, 2009

Freshman Center now on Twitter by DOUG VANDERJAGT Principal, Rockford Freshman Center With the information age all around us, keeping our parents and other community members informed about school building news is very important. Students are actively using all the technology they can get their hands on. Texting, blogs, Facebook, MySpace, and now Twitter—people all […]

Reader identifies mystery machinery

WHAT IS THIS MACHINE?—The machine had a plate attached that identified it as a “press” manufactured by the Joseph F. Murphy Company of Worchester, Mass. Ron Hagedorn identified it and, along with his wife Sue, accepted his prize from Denise Maghielse, a gift certificate for Grill One Eleven.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Denise and Steve Maghielse of Maghielse & Company hosted this past July’s Rockford Chamber After Hours event. The couple had made a bold move in the prior year. They had moved their thriving and ever-growing real estate business and their team of eight professionals from a crowded office in their […]

Chamber event featured great food, facility

If you missed it, too bad for you. The latest Chamber After Hours event was held at Huntington Bank, where the food was fantastic and the remodeled space was beautiful. There were also a dozen or so wonderful door prizes awarded, from golf gift certificates, a $75 restaurant gift card and more. Manager Paul Chimienti […]

Harvest Fest’s heritage weekend offers food, music, classic cars

The classic cars roll into Rockford Saturday, October 3, one of a town-full of attractions for this weekend’s Harvest Fest. Returning is an annual chili cook off, now organized by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, along with the festival itself. For the second year, enjoy a Fiddle Fest on the banks of the Rogue River. […]