Pure Michigan

‘Pure Michigan’ tale of two bridge walks

September 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Surrounded by friends and family,Karen Fish Wartella carries an insulated collapsible Budweiser cooler containing the cremated remains of her late husband Charles F. “Chuckie Bud” Wartella while participating in her first ever (and his last) Cheboygan Labor Day State Street Bridge Walk. Photo by RICH & DAWN ADAMS Labor Day morning found [...]

Rockford woman wins discussion with governor

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

‘I wasn’t there for the lunch’ by BETH ALTENA Governor Snyder is pictured with his favorite weekly newspaper and with Rockford resident Sandra Cox. When Rockford resident Sandra Cox includes in her preference of job openings the word “dental” because she formerly worked as a dental hygienist, employment programs include in her list of choices jobs that offer [...]

Local artist offers Pure Michigan photography in ArtPrize

July 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

Jon Hartman Rockford photographer Jon Hartman, a 1995 Rockford High School graduate, has been accepted in ArtPrize 2012. His entry is a series of Michigan landscape photographs entitled “Pure Michigan” which will be on display at the Ledyard Building, which is located directly across Monroe Center from the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM). “I have always [...]

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

October 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

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. Rockford’s Farm Market ends its 2010 season this Saturday, Oct. 30. Vendors await with a cornucopia of locally grown fall produce. Photo by CLIFF HILL [...]

Book signing to be held at Reds on the River, Thursday, April 22

April 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

Crossing the back roads, beaches, and many of Michigan’s best kept secrets, Rockford resident and photographer Stacy Niedzwiecki snapped pictures. Lots of pictures, pictures of nature and peaceful places, pictures designed in her words to offer a “relaxing respite from a busy day.” As Niedzwiecki’s gallery grew, so did her following. She began [...]
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