Residents express interest in cash for wetland restoration program

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Around 70 people came to the Rockford Sportsman’s Club on Monday, March 28 to hear about the programs available to assist property owners with wetland restoration on their land. The Rogue River Watershed Council and Trout Unlimited Inc., in partnership with Timberland Resource Conservation & Development, the Kent Conservation District, the Izaak Walton League, and […]

Restoring wetlands can equal cash—free seminar

Did you know that restoring wetlands on your property can put “cash” in your pocket? Do you own property that was historically wet but the natural drainage has been altered by the installation of ditches or agricultural drain tiles? Do you own marginal agricultural land that is often difficult to plant in the spring or […]

Visit Santa in Rockford

Why go to the mall to see Santa? He is right here in town at the Rockford Sportsman’s Club, 1115 Northland Dr., from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 12. Visit with Santa—don’t forget your camera—and enjoy cookies and cocoa, Christmas stories, craft time and cookie decorating! For more information, call (616) 866-4273.

Rockford club produces national champs

SHARP SHOOTERS—Stars of the Rockford Junior Olympic Archery program include (front) Alice Billin, Tyler Glenn and Raija McIntyer and (back) Mikaela, Corinne Giersch, Mikayla Venoms, Hayley Giersch and Katerina.

A Rockford program which is just four years old is already setting its sights on the highest levels—and reaching them. On Northland Drive north of 13 Mile Road, drivers may have noticed a sign for the Rockford Sportsmans Club. Neighbors may hear the report of gun shots as members practice their aim. What you won’t […]