Terry Konkle

4th Annual Museum Fundraisers Announced on Channel 13

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

This year marks the fourth year of annual fundraisers to pay for the operation of the new Rockford Area Museum (RAM). Terry Konkle, Historical Society President and Al Pratt, Managing Director of the RAM appeared on Channel 13’s Take Five and Company with Catherine Behrendt on Tuesday morning, Sept.1 to kick off area wide publicity for the event. The segment included [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015 the Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) held their first board meeting for our 2015-16 year. Because we do not meet in June and July, there was a lot of catching up to do. At every board meeting one of the agenda items is “museum news”. Several museum items were covered with emphasis on our new website and also on the purchase of a [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Terry Konkle – President Often, during the year, groups of people tour the Rockford Area Museum (RAM). Last week, former Rockford residents Al and Audlane Pedley, along with a group of their friends, came to visit our town and after lunch toured the RAM. There were six retired couples in all representing the states of Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin. They came in the door [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society New and Updates

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Terry Konkle – President Recently in a collection of paper memorabilia, I found a baseball program dated Thursday, June 27, 1946. It was from a game played in Grand Rapids, Michigan at Bigelow Field. The contest was billed as the Third Annual Detroit Tigers vs. G.R. All Stars game sponsored by the J.C.C. The starting lineup for both teams was printed inside using [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) July “Power House Post” (Newsletter) was sent out to all members last week and as usual contained much information. The lead story was a fourth installment of the story of Ludmilla Suchowski which took readers up to her marriage during World War II. Many readers have enjoyed her adventures. The Newsletter also listed the [...]
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