Ninetieth birthday open house thank you!

Thank you to my family for hosting the open house on September 18, 2010. Thank you to those who came to congratulate me and personally recall fond memories—and make new memories. Thank you to those who thought of me but could not attend. Thank you for the beautiful cards and notes which we shared together […]

Jakiemiec family takes Squire to Alaska

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The Jakiemiec family of Rockford took their local paper along on the family vacation to Alaska this summer. Pictured are Payton, Brooke and Mason Jakiemiec standing in front of the Denali National Park. They saw Mt. McKinley—as well as whales, eagles and many bears.

Rockford Rams football falls to Buccaneers

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Grand Haven beats Rockford for first time in 11 seasons by TIM COOPER  In spite of Brett Egnatuk’s 16 tackles, the Ram defense was unable to stop the punishing ground game of the Grand Haven Buccaneers. Grand Haven totaled 252 yards on the ground en route to defeating the number-one ranked Rockford Rams 26-23. Rockford’s […]

Rockford water polo opens conference play with win

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Rockford’s boys water polo team began defense of their OK conference crown last Wednesday, Sept. 15, with a convincing win over Zeeland. The Rams have won or shared the conference championship for the past 17 years, longer than most of this year’s players have been alive! The team traveled to Zeeland to square off against […]