Young animal lover skips party to raise donations


Nine-year-old gives to Humane Society                                             Claire Froumis recently hosted her 9-year-old birthday party and, in lieu of gifts, raised $165.25, two boxes of bones, one dog bowl and a bag of dog food […]

America’s #1 Small Town Farm Market

Have you seen this huge illuminated billboard while exiting US131 eastbound onto 10 Mile Rd. into Rockford?  Some unknown Rockford Farm Market fan clearly wants to shout out his community pride.  Way to go, this is almost better than the soon to arrive “America’s Favorite Farmers Market” banner.

Jansen teams with Michigan Home Health Association on fraud solutions

Last week, federal agents made several arrests in a set of three indictments on individuals involved in home care agencies in southeast Michigan, alleging a total of $28 million in fraudulent billings to Medicare. Similar arrests in recent months demonstrate that no area of Michigan is free of the threat of fraud and abuse. “Health […]

City warns residents of hydrant flushing

The City of Rockford will be conducting the annual fall Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance Program beginning September 26, 2011. This process will be completed by October 7, 2011. During this time, you may notice an occasional decrease in water pressure and possibly some slight cloudiness in the water. Most residents will see no change in […]

Local students named to Dean’s List at Davenport University

Davenport University has announced that several local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring/summer 2011 semester. To achieve the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a minimum 3.5 grade-point average while enrolled in at least nine credits of regular coursework. The local students who have been named to the Dean’s List […]