October 21 2010

State recognition just latest in long line of policing progress

October 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Solving parks/property destruction the result of problem-solving efforts “It was Rockford’s shining night,” Police Chief Dave Jones described the evening ceremonies on Tuesday, October 10, when the entire Rockford Police Department earned the distinction of being the Outstanding Unit of all the members of the Crime Prevention Association of Michgan. A shining moment [...]

Nonprofits invited to throw in proposal for former court building

October 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

The City of Rockford will take proposals for a public use for the former 63rd District Court building, which is located across the parking lot from City Hall in downtown Rockford. “The county would like to have some sort of public use,” said City Manager Michael Young. “If it’s used for commercial, they want to split the rent.” The discussion at Rockford City [...]

Does pyrrharctia Isabella predict a harsh winter?

October 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

The scientific name might not ring a bell, but the common woolly caterpillar—or woolly bear or fuzzy caterpillar—is one of the most commonly seen caterpillars and is famous as a predictor of winter weather. In the fall the woolly bear begins its quest for a dark, hidden place—under rocks, logs or other protected spots to overwinter. Let us know your woolly [...]

Johnson celebrates 80th birthday

October 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

The family of Louie Johnson invites you to join them in celebrating his 80th birthday. An open house will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Rockford Ambulance Community Center, 8450 Shaner Ave., [...]
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