Historical encampment brings flesh and blood to the history books

Reenactors often have actual equipment from the era they represent.

by MATT MARN From German WWII trucks to working British Revolutionary War cannons, the Grand Rogue Living History Encampment helped history come alive. From excited young children to individuals who lived through some of these time periods, everyone who walked through the encampment stepped through to another time. What’s more, they all learned something about […]

Equest Center joins ArtPrize, view display at Children’s Museum

Equest-art

Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding riders traded in their saddles for paintbrushes and enjoyed a sunny afternoon at the center to become part of an entry for the ArtPrize event. Artist Corey VanDuinen is pictured with his entry for the ArtPrize event (as well as something special for Equest Center), which is exhibited in front […]

Chamber Bi-Monthly Luncheon scheduled for October

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the October installment of its popular Bi-Monthly Luncheon Series. The event is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, at the Rockford Ambulance Center, 8450 Shaner Ave. Lunch will feature the delicious fare of the Grist Mill. This month’s luncheon will be […]

Rockford, Sparta students complete summer pharmacy science program

Pictured are (front row, l–r) Chi Ngo (pharmacy research assistant), Brianna Bentley, Monica Polkowski, Colin McWatters, Dr. Boncher; (back) Nicholas Freiburger, Kelsey Adkins, Nick Hosmer, and Jack Malley.

Students from Rockford and Sparta high schools were awarded the honor of being accepted into a highly competitive summer science program hosted by Ferris State University (FSU) and CVS Pharmacy this past summer. These students got the opportunity to learn about pharmacy, drug design, chemistry and science by working in local CVS pharmacies as well […]