Rockford

Rockford among top ten places to live in Michigan

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

A few cities in West Michigan made a list for the best suburbs to raise a family across the state. Niche.com ranked U.S. suburbs based on age demographics, school ratings, crime rates and access to affordable housing and child care. That list was then broken down by state. East Grand Rapids ranked number two on the state list, Rockford came in 10th and the village of [...]

Tamarack Run Condominium Project

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Thank you for the coverage of the most recent meeting of the Rockford City Council, at which a public hearing and vote on the Tamarack Run Condominium project were held. Just wanted to clarify a couple points. Over the past couple weeks and months, there have been many references to extensive studies and data about the level and extent of contamination on [...]

Two local Rockford students to compete in world’s largest rodeo

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Linnay Mallory Linnay (Couturier) Mallory and Ana Moreno of Rockford have both earned their spot in the National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) competition in July. They secured their spots after competing at the Michigan State Finals Rodeo in Ovid, MI last weekend in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending and Goat Tying. Linnay (Couturier) Mallory 17, a Senior has been involved [...]

The Rockford Women’s Water Polo team

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Women’s Water Polo team had great competition the last week of March.   The first match of the week had the Rams playing the defending State Champions, Okemos High School. Okemos came into the match highly favored to win. Rockford, however, had no plans to make the night an easy victory. The Lady Rams played at the top of their game, with goals scored [...]

PC approves final plan for Monroe Street condos.

April 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA Sale of contaminated half-acre of city property included Passionate, even tearful comments against approving a 51-unit condominium development were heard by Rockford Planning Commissioners on Thursday, March 26 before the board voted five to one to recommend Rockford City Council give the final go-ahead to the project. Developer Marcell Burger and two [...]
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