Food, Family, Fun — October 22, 2009

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Local dentist takes a stand against sweets this Halloween Candy to go to troops One area dentist is redefining the phrase “put your money where your mouth is.”  This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to Belmont Dentistry, PLC in Belmont and receive $1 per pound.  Dr. John Klooster is leading this anti-decay movement […]

School Beat — October 22, 2009

Carol Hillman

Your tax dollars… thank you! by CAROL HILLMAN Board of Education Trustee Every school year, the staff for the Rockford School District begins with a kick-off morning at Rockford High School. Support and teaching staff, along with administration and the school board, congregate in the auditorium and a motivating, fun-filled, informative event occurs. It’s a […]

Valley View fifth-graders build burgers

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Students in Mrs. Icabone-Berg’s fifth-grade class at Valley View Elementary invent some crazy burgers as a response to a contest sponsored by Red Robin restaurants. Students worked as a team to design and create original burger recipes using a total of eight unique ingredients. Teamwork was not the only focus area. With the help of […]

Fourth-quarter comeback gives Rams homecoming victory

Ryan Darby (#2) punches through the goal line for a Ram touchdown.	Photo by TONY ANDERSON

by TONY ANDERSON  The Rams hosted the Falcons of East Kentwood on Friday night, Oct. 16. The Falcons lacked one win to make the playoffs, but the one thing they didn’t lack was speed. East Kentwood won the coin toss and elected to receive the opening kick. The Falcons returned the opening kick to the […]

Rams race at Kent County Invitational

Rockford’s young and successful boys varsity-B team represented the cross country heritage of the school well on Saturday at the Kent County Cross Country Championship, held at Grand Rapids Christian School’s Gainey Complex on East Paris Ave. Rockford Head Coach Andrew Martin made the decision to rest his varsity-A team in preparation for the upcoming […]