Rams fall to Hudsonville 42-30 in OK Red tilt

The Rockford wrestling team journeyed to Hudsonville for an OK Red dual meet on Wednesday, January 21st in search of their first league triumph against the Eagles. Pins were the rule of the day as the two squads combined for eleven pins in the 14 matches contested. Unfortunately for the Rams it was the home […]

North Rockford Middle school students of the month

Chloe Dunham is a 6th grade student in our Health Quest Magnet and the daughter of Don and Shannon Dunham.  She has one sister, Lexy as well as a pet bunny and dog.  Chloe attended Roguewood Elementary and is active in cross country, basketball, lacrosse and snowboarding.  Chloe’s college of choice is Grand Valley State […]

Condominium development at Burch Body Works property approved by Planning Commission

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By BETH ALTENA The Rockford Planning Commission voted 6 to 1 to recommend approval of a condominium development proposed for mostly vacant property that was formerly occupied by Burch Body Works. Commissioner Tammy Bergstrom was the lone nay vote on Thursday, January 22. Rockford City Manager Michael Young opened the evening meeting with a preliminary […]

Governor signs Main Street Fairness bills

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Michigan will begin to level the retail playing field this fall when certain out-of-state merchants, including online giant Amazon, are required to collect sales tax just as the state’s retailers do. Governor Rick Snyder signed Michigan Retailers Association’s Main Street Fairness legislation into law on January 15, capping MRA’s long battle to close a tax […]

The Tax Attic

Deb & I went to “American Sniper” last weekend. What a great movie. The story of Chris Kyle, credited with over 160 enemy kills, was well-done by Producer Clint Eastwood and actor Bradley Cooper. Navy Seal Kyle possibly had another 95 but that additional number was not verified. Of course, the movie had a very […]