Cyclists flees, crashes into police car

A Rockford man will face charges after failing to stop for Michigan State Police officers, fleeing and then crashing into the back of a Michigan State Police cruiser. Rockford Post Commander Lt. Chris McIntire said the driver of a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle, with a passenger, was northbound on US-131 at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, August 23 […]

Rockford Register – August 20, 2009

Friday, August 21 Rockford Rams Football Annual Hots ‘N Brats—4:45 p.m. at Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium, Rockford. Enjoy pictures with your favorite Ram players, view a practice, eat dinner (hot dog barbecue) at 7:15 p.m., enter raffle drawings, and more! If inclement weather, event will be in the high school cafeteria. Saturday, August 22 Rockford […]

Annual run, picnic and auction draws record runners, breaks fundraising best

  “It was a banner year,” Sandy Peterson said of the 2009 Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford. In its eleventh year the annual event blew away last year’s top number of runners and walkers with an increase of about 400 to a best-ever 1,800 participating. The total amount raised for Project Parent Muscular Dystrophy was another […]

Stormy weather and 50 mph winds don’t dampen tourney success

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Mitchell Peterson, of Mitchell’s Run, pictured with some of the champion teams of this year’s Volley for Mitchell. “A lot of work goes into organizing this, but the day of the event it is all worth it.” Volley for Mitchell organizer Pete MacGregor said the four-on-four sandy volleyball tournament is a blast and for a […]

Rockford Register – August 13, 2009

Friday, August 14 Senior Neighbors Inc.’s Annual Senior Picnic—10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grandville High School, 4700 Canal Ave., Grandville. For more information, call the Sparta Senior Neighbors Center at (616) 887-1273. Saturday, August 15 Totally Free Car Wash—11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the D&W parking lot at 10 Mile Rd., Rockford, sponsored […]