October 7 2010

Best in Show

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BEST IN SHOW—of nearly 100 cars at the annual Harvest Fest Car Show. Jim Baker of Grand Rapids (center) is pictured with fire fighter judges. The judges in order from left to right are Chief Steve Johnson, Algoma; firefighter Rowlf Hawkins, Cannon; Harvest Fest winner Jim Baker; Chief Mike Reus, Rockford and Chief Mickey Davis, [...]

‘Ram Pride’ on display for Year of the Ram

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‘The Rams are a permanent part of the community’   photo by Kate Sickrey “We are thrilled by the response from our community, this is exactly what we hoped would happen,” said Jamie Hosford, director of Human Resources at Rockford Public Schools. Hosford has spent much of his summer preparing Year of the Ram, an art event for Rockford that will leave a lasting [...]

First RPS Hall of Fame members inducted

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It was a ceremony unlike any other for Rockford Public Schools and the impact will continue on for generations. The first inductees in the Rockford Public School Hall of Fame stand in front of the new monument which bears their names. From Friday, October 1 with a monument dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony on through Sunday, October 3 with a farewell brunch, Rockford [...]

Squire along on first musical tour

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Members of the band Tribune bring their local paper along on their first professional tour across Michigan and neighboring states. Band members—all Rockford High School students—are Matt Ciejka, lead guitar; Devon Liu, drums; Scott Nadeau, vocals and rhythm guitar; and Jon Newell, bass and vocals. The band has played at the Intersection in Grand Rapids, for the last [...]

Budzynski graduates from basic training

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Air Force Airman Justin J. Budzynski recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four [...]
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