Rockford’s ‘Pure Michigan’ Farm Market ends first decade

Rockford’s Farm Market ends its 2010 season this Saturday, Oct. 30. Vendors await with a

by Cliff and Nancy Hill Michigan is the second most diverse agriculture state in the nation, and nowhere is that diversity and abundance more apparent than every Saturday morning at downtown Rockford’s Farm Market. “People really appreciate knowing where their food is coming from,” said Rockford City Manager Michael Young. “Rockford was really ahead of […]

Rockford Police report larcenies, advise locking cars

The Rockford Police Department took several larceny-from-auto reports on Monday, Oct. 25. They would like to remind everyone to keep their vehicles locked and secure all valuables such as GPS units, computers and other electronics devices inside their houses. If you see anything in your neighborhood out of the ordinary, please contact the Rockford Police […]

Suspicious subject selling home alarm systems

Last week Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 8:00 p.m., a man posing as an employee of an alarm security company had approached several homeowners, inquiring about their current home security systems and/or their interest in a obtaining a home security system. A vehicle was not seen by the caller. The subject walked up the driveway. The subject […]

Deanna House presents ‘Let’s Cook with Soy’ in Rockford

Fun-Filled cooking workshops designed to educate, entertain  Each session opens with lively humorous interaction between Deanna and her audience. Then she cooks and talks, as together they experience quick and easy recipes that are certain to please family members and friends. Samples of the prepared recipes are cleverly packaged and given away in door-prize fashion. […]

Anniversary—Havemeiers celebrate 50th anniversary

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Floyd and Sharon (Woodward) Havemeier will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010. They were married in Minneapolis, Minn., and now reside in Grand Rapids, Mich. They are the parents of Jeff (Jan) Havemeier, Doug (Barb) Havemeier, Heidi (Joe) Stasiukinas, and Bryan (Jen) Havemeier. Their grandchildren are Kevin (Kellie) Garvin, Andrew Havemeier, […]