Local Powers Outdoors closes doors

On Thursday, October 7, an Available sign went up advertising space in the building at 65 S. Main Street and paper covered the glass entrance doors and windows of Powers Outdoors in Rockford. Darrel Herweyer, represntative from DAR Development group, which represents the owners of the building, said there was little notice given in the […]

Rockford Chamber of Commerce welcomes new staff

“The times, they are a-changin’…” and that’s very true for the Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) office. As many already know, Charylene Powers recently retired from her position as the Chamber’s financial “guru.” RCC is happy to announce that Kristie Keyes has joined the RCC team as the new financial administrative assistant. Keyes is an […]

Lady harriers finish second at Portage Invitational

Rockford’s Lady Rams cross country harriers (l–r) Taylor Manett, Sawyer Rocheleau, Jane Hawks, Sam Anderson, Allison Hazy, Catie Rietsema, Jordan Vickery and Anna Bos help the team claim second place at the Portage Invitational.

The number-three-ranked Lady Rams cross-country team finished with a strong second place at the Portage Invitational where seven of the top 10 ranked Division I teams competed. The Rams were edged by number-one-ranked Grand Haven by four points and outdistanced number-two-ranked Traverse City Central, to whom they had previously lost on two occasions. Juniors Jane […]

Rams volleyball team caps off winning week

Rockford libero Sidney Rodriguez makes a pinpoint pass against Grandville.

  The Rockford Rams varsity volleyball team powered through this past week with a convincing OK Red conference win Thursday, Oct. 7, and then a championship title at the Byron Center Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 9. The Rams moved to 39-7 overall, and 5-0 in OK Red standings. The Rams made quick work of the […]

Rockford Rams ground the Falcons

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Sixth win puts Rockford in playoffs for 17th straight season When East Kentwood’s Braden Miller streaked past the Ram kickoff team to start the game, it appeared Rockford may have been coming out flat after their big win over Muskegon the week before. A minute and a half later, Ram running back Zach Schmuck raced past […]