OBITUARIES — Ardyth Streeter

Ardyth M. Streeter

Streeter Mrs. Ardyth M. Streeter, age 84, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, January 27, 2012. She was a 1945 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Keego Harbor, Mich. Prior to her marriage, Ardyth worked at Bell Telephone, and she later worked for Lears, McInerney, and General Motors. […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR — January 27, 2011

Thank you from the Jorgensen family We would like to take the time to thank all of you for your kind words, thoughts and prayers during a difficult time for us and also for the planters, flowers and all the cards of sympathy you expressed for us during the passing of Don. You all were […]

Obituaries—May 7, 2009

Gordon H. Vanderberg

Mr. Gordon H. VanderBerg, age 77, of Belmont passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2009. He grew up on the west side of Grand Rapids, and as a young man Gordon was active in Boy Scouts. After graduating from Union High School in 1950, he began working for Consumers Power Company. Gordon was drafted into […]

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Lynn H. Gill

Mr. Lynn H. Gill, age 93, of Rockford passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009. He was salutatorian of the 1935 class of Big Rapids High School. He and his brothers played semi-pro baseball, and he was initiated into the Mecosta County Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991. For 41 years Lynn worked at Michigan […]

Rescue Practice Trains for Worst-Case Scenarios

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Donation of home allows firefighters to prepare by BETH ALTENA The loss of a Main Street home is the gain of a valuable resource in practice that local firefighters hope they will never need to use. Rockford City Council voted in January to accept a quit-claim deed for the unoccupied home at 138 North Main […]