Three Rockford artists impact Grand Rapids ArtPrize

Linda Bassford with her painting, appropriately titled Dog Days

by Cindy M. Cranmer Rockford watercolor artist showcases moose print Bright colors and larger sizes often attract people to ArtPrize entries. A Rockford watercolor artist has both going for her in her 2012 entry. LeAnne Mawby Sowa uses her unique watercolor style, which uses colorful washes and bold details to show off her artwork. “The […]

Harvest Fest breakfast next community event for Rockford Lions

The Rockford Lions Club had a very busy and fun week. We were the proud host of district’s semi annual meeting. Lions members came to Rockford to represent our district Region 11-C1. In attendance were fellow Lions from Rockford, Ravenna, Marne, Grand Rapids, Grand Haven, Wyoming, Allendale, Greenville, Sparta, Casnovia, Lyons-Muir and Muskegon (Northside). Ideas […]

Letter to the Editor

Vote no on the 25×25 ballot proposal Squire Editor; I can appreciate the fact that Mr. Dan Vos of Vos Energy would devote his entire September 20th column to support the “25×2025” proposal, since he and his business would be the eventual recipients and winners of renewable energy alternatives. The “funding” for this proposal, if […]

Networking to help each other topic of Chamber luncheon

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the October installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series. The event is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. on Monday, October 8, at the Wolverine World Wide YMCA, 6555 Jupiter Ave., Belmont. Lunch will feature the delicious fare of Twisted Vine. This month’s luncheon will be […]

A peak into the Bradley family history and Rockford history

Readers expressed interest in the history of the Bradley family following last week’s story on the Scarecrow Make It and Take It event which continues this weekend, October 6 and 7 and the weekend of October 13 and 14 as part of Rockford’s Harvest Festival events. The following information about her family was provided by […]