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Michigan House recognizes Belmont youth volunteer

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

SPIRIT AWARD—State Rep. Tom Pearce, right, welcomed to the Michigan Capitol today Courtney Fedeson and her parents Brian and Jodi Fedeson. Courtney has been named one of Michigan’s two top youth volunteers to receive the 14th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Pearce invites ‘Spirit’ recipient Courtney Fedeson to Lansing State Rep. Tom Pearce [...]

Bagging a bird

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ken Chettelburg and is father Bob.   The 2009 Michigan spring turkey hunt is underway April 20 – May 31. Hunts last from 7 to 42 days, depending on the hunt unit.  According to the DNR, there are 48,138 square miles of Michigan open to spring turkey hunting. Pictured at right is Rockford resident Ken Chettleburg who bagged this 25 lb. beauty of a tom turkey at [...]

Births, April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Maggie Isabelle McCarthy Maggie Isabelle McCarthy Proud parents, Cullen and Jacquie McCarthy of Rockford, Michigan announce the birth of their new daughter, Maggie Isabelle McCarthy. Maggie was born on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 4:04 p.m. at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maggie was welcomed home by her sister, [...]

Hide and go seek: Outdoor sport heats up in warm weather

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SIGNING THE LOG—Mark and Bevie Schmidt find a geocache on Roger Allen’s property. Most caches are on public land, such as parks, but some private property owners enjoy the fun of watching people find the caches. by Roger Allen Have you heard about “letterboxing”? It’s an organized game of following clues to find items that other participants have [...]

Crosby receives honors at Wittenberg University

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Emma Crosby of Rockford was one of several students inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society at Wittenberg University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 17, 2009. Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that seeks to recognize and encourage scholarship among first-year college women. Selection is based entirely on achieving a 3.5 cumulative [...]
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