Free firewood for fall

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As the Rockford Lions Club restores the Pioneer Cemetery next to North Rockford Middle School, they are piling up a stack of cuttings ranging from saplings to six-inch-diameter logs. While the city hauls this away during the week, this is a good opportunity for anyone handy with a saw to come to the west parking […]

Lions elect president

Rockford Lions held their election of officers at their annual picnic at the Fred and Lois Hallstedt residence July 16. Dr. Chad Jackson, incoming president for 2011-2012, presented the Past President Award to Paul Krupp, 2010-2011, for his successful leadership. Rockford Lions Club was chartered March 1954.

Chamber hosts annual Start of Summer Celebration

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This year’s weather brings new meaning to the acronym “SOS,” the international distress signal used by ships. However, Rockford is planning on using it in two ways. In the past the initials have been used to identify the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s (RCC) Start of Summer Celebration. The double meaning is handy this year, however, […]

Strauss receives Lions award

Lions welcome new member Rockford Lion Jan Strauss received a standing ovation as she was named Lion of the Year during the club’s July 25 annual picnic. Awarded for outstanding service to the Rockford Lions Club and the community, Strauss earned this recognition for her highly successful year as club president in building a better, stronger […]

River Valley Auto assists Rockford Lions

SET IT DOWN RIGHT THERE BOYS!—Mike Bouwkamp assists in positioning a shed for use by the Market Master during Rockford’s Farm Market.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL In future weeks, visitors to the Rockford Farm Market will find a Rockford Lions donated shed smack dab in the center of the popular Saturday morning marketplace. The shed will serve as headquarters for the Market Master as he oversees the Market’s vendors and morning’s activities. Head Market Master Bob […]