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Wolverine presents responsible approach to tannery site redevelopment

June 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL At the May City of Rockford Planning Commission meeting, Wolverine World Wide (WWW) offered up a conceptual proposal and rendition of the company’s plans for redevelopment of the tannery facility. The following in verbatim is the verbiage of that spring 2010 update. Much of the 15 acres of the Wolverine waterfront complex will be undeveloped [...]

Deputy McCutcheon named president of WMCPA of Michigan

January 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

Deputy Tom McCutcheon The West Michigan Crime Prevention Association of Michigan (WMCPA) voted Deputy Tom McCutcheon of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office to a one-year term as their president for 2010. Deputy McCutcheon, a 19-year police veteran, is a D.A.R.E. officer for the Kent County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy McCutcheon has a passion and commitment for crime [...]

Four-senior play wins state championship

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

SENIORS END HIGH SCHOOL WATER POLO CAREER WITH WINNING PLAY—Senior captains Derik Bothma, Connor Thelen, Kyle Peterson and Tyler Manikowski lift the state championship trophy. Photo by GORDON PETERSON Let’s start at the end. State championship game—end of third period—and Rockford water polo senior captain Tyler Manikowski has been struggling. At the side of the [...]

Restaurateur celebrates 31 years serving Rockford

November 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

Vitale’s of Rockford owner Terry Prowoznik’s strong faith is reflected throughout the restaurant. Owner believes ‘Jesus has kept us here,’ has plans for the future Terry Prowoznik knows the value of good food served in a unique atmosphere and at a good price. But he doesn’t think that is all there is to the success of the Rockford Vitale’s Pizza, not in their [...]
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