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Public invited to duathlon, village celebration

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Don Kurylowicz (left), organizer of the second annual Honey Creek Duathlon, and Sean Hogan (right), 15, of Rockford pass Ralph the Moose in downtown Cannonsburg while training for the September 3 duathlon. A “labor lf love’’ takes place in the Village of Cannonsburg September 3 with the second annual Honey Creek Duathlon charity event. If you can ride a bike, walk [...]

Annual run continues to spread word about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

‘We are blessed by support and generosity’ When Sandy and Steve Peterson’s son Mitchell was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) in 1999, they wondered where they could turn for support. They reached out to another family who also had a son diagnosed with DMD and through them made a connection with Parent Project MD (PPMD). “Sandy and I were introduced [...]

Alpine Township unanimously passes sewer agreement

August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Fourth township of five approves NKSA maintenance contract Larry Campbell of the North Kent Sewer Authority drinks a glass of treated wastewater during a 2008 open house of the facility. The treated water is cleaner than the water in the Grand River, to which it discharges. Looking on is Plainfield Township Supervisor George Meek. In a special meeting held 8 a.m. on [...]

ArtCapsule, Taste of Rockford slated for Saturday

August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

The community is invited to hone their eyes and prepare their appetites for this year’s ArtCapsule and A Taste of Rockford. These crowd favorites are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4 from noon until 4 p.m. This is the third year for both of these events, hosted by the Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC), and they have been crowd favorites. Both events display the best [...]

Lemonade sale hopes to give girl last wishes

August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Ten-year-old’s transplanted organs failing by BETH ALTENA Lillian Evans needs your help in order to carry out her bucket list. Lily Evans would love to ride a horse, stay in a cabin with her family, have a girl party with friends and see a movie in a theater. According to her doctors, she has just six months to one year to do any of these things. Lillian Josephine Evans [...]
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