September 20 2012

Local businessman wants to feed the town of Rockford for free

September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA Visit “Fatzo” and the Mrs. for Italian fare at Rockford’s newest restaurant. The doors opened Friday, September 7 at the corner of East Main and Northland Drive. In a way, buying their own restaurant was like an anniversary present for Debbie and Douglas Ryke. The couple celebrated their fifteenth anniversary the day after they opened the doors of [...]

Rockford to host 30th marching band invitational

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The RHS Marching Band gave it their all in Indianapolis during the 2011 Bands of America competition. They placed 22nd in the nation. The Rockford High School Marching Band is proud to host its 30th annual Marching Band Invitational on Saturday, September 22, 2012. This year’s event is slated to be one of the most exciting ever, with 17 bands performing in competition [...]

Young angler hauls in whopper king salmon

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This 20-pound King Salmon was caught by Zeppi Jobse while on a Grand Haven fishing trip aboard the “Timber” along with captains Tim and Murry and grandparents Bill and Kathy Jobse of Whitecreek Lumber and Hardware. A variety of salmon were caught approximately four miles off the pier. What a fun fishing trip on Lake [...]

Rockford pounds Jenison into submission 52-18

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by RANDY GREGORY Having faced off with the top two teams in the state in Division 2 (Lowell and Muskegon) over the first three weeks of the regular season, Rockford got a relative breather on Friday, September 14th at Jenison. Save for three lost fumbles, the Rams scored early and often, en route to an overwhelming 52-18 triumph over the Wildcats that moved their record [...]
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