RHS all-sport passes coming soon

Rockford High School will soon be making available its all-sport passes for the 2012-2013 season. All-sport passes are accepted at all regular season Rockford home sporting events except hockey, multi team tournaments and MHSAA tournaments. A family pass can be purchased for $175 and includes two adult and two student passes. Additional passes may be […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Reader’s letter a ‘misdiagnosis’ Dear Editor, Dr. Jorgensen’s misdiagnosis of Lake Bella Vista politics needs a history lesson. In his July 26 letter, he doesn’t say anything about the last-minute flyer that was distributed to Lake Bella Vista in the 2000 election that scared voters into believing that they would lose their water. This information […]

Rockford Aces finish third at World Choir Games

The Rockford Aces, who can now claim a title of national champions and world contenders, are led by Jed Scott, arranger and composer. The members include (not pictured in order) Cameron Brown, Jeremy Hagedorn, Connor Jewell, Kevin Kruizenga, Spencer Kruse, Cash Maciel, Tyler Quick, Jeff Millard, Ben Reitemeier, Michael Sunday, Matt Vermeer and Christian Wojtowicz.

by CINDY M. CRANMER A crowd started gathering Monday night, July 9 in downtown Rockford to hear an impromptu performance by the Rockford Aces. This is not unusual as the group returned from Cincinnati as the top finishing team in their category in points in the United States and third in the world. The team […]

Hundreds enjoy Lakes Art Make-and-Take event

Art teacher Kenn Vidro has been the organizer of the Lakes Elementary Art Make-and-Take for about 30 years.

by CINDY M. CRANMER A passion for art that started when he was a child turned into a 35-year career of inspiring students at Rockford schools. Lakes Elementary School had its annual Art Make-and-Take event on Thursday, April 26. The man who was behind the creation of the event teaches art at Lakes as well […]

Rockford Golden R club to induct newest members

Recognize some of these familiar faces? This is the Rockford High School class of 1962.

The Golden R reunion, suggested by Lyle Bennet, was first sponsored in 1987 by the Rockford Area Historical Society in conjunction with Michigan’s Sesquicentennial celebration. Due to the great response from alumni, the original committee, headed by Clarence Blakeslee and Maxine Marcott, voted to make it an annual gathering to be held the last Saturday […]