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Rockford Farm Market is pure Michigan

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

STRAIGHT FROM THE FARM—Visitors will enjoy the friendly atmosphere and fresh variety the Rockford Farm Market offers during summer months.   by Cliff and Nancy Hill   According to the Michigan Department of Agriculture – if every Michigan family would buy just $10 a week of local Michigan fruits and vegetables, it would keep $37 million new dollars each week [...]

Free Rogue River Blues concert series begins next Tuesday

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

BLUES ON THE RIVER—It’s free, it’s fantastic. The Huntington Rogue River Blues concert series begins Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m. Bring blankets or beach towels, chairs or just hang out on the grass Tuesdays in downtown Rockford. The Huntington Bank Rogue River Blues series begins this Tuesday, June 9. The free concerts take place at Garden Club Park near the dam on the [...]

Algoma Township dedicates memorial park

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Photos by Judy Reed. by JUDY REED The old Swedish Baptist church was remembered Monday, when Algoma Township, in conjunction with the Algoma Township Historical Society, dedicated a memorial park where the church once stood. The park, located on Grange Avenue, south of 13 Mile, is at the Algoma Township Cemetery, across from the current Algoma Baptist Church. The bell [...]

Golden R welcomes class of ’59 into its ranks

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford High School, Class of '59 Golden R luncheon will be held Saturday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Rockford High School. The group will welcome the Class of ’59 into its ranks of Rockford graduates of 50 years or more. For information, call Dan VanDyke at (616) 942-0208 or for reservations, call Trish Armstrong at (616) 889-0416.     ROCKFORD HIGH SCHOOL [...]

Rockford man’s ‘humanly impossible’ task saving lives

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

“BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST”—Dave Bowman (top left) brought his extended family to see the hospital he dreamed of and worked toward for nearly a decade. PRETTY IN PINK—A Sudanese soldier waits as Sarah Hammond paints his fingernails for him during her spring break visit to Sudan, the largest country on the African continent. by BETH ALTENA What did you do for [...]
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