Extra! Extra! Movie producer looking for extras for RHS movie shoot

WinByFall

A Hope College theater graduate is planning to film his second movie, parts of which will be filmed at Rockford High School. Director Joel Reisig said his feature film is set to go to dvd and cable TV,and is titled Win By Fall. The movie will be a PG 13 sports film about high school […]

Rounds chosen for Recognition Plaza

Glenn Rounds was born July 8, 1891. He lived his entire life on the family farm at 9225 Courtland Drive in Rockford. His grandfather built the farm house, and Wolverine Worldwide corporate offices occupy this site today. Rounds attended Rounds School, the little red restored school house located in front of the North Rockford Middle […]

New business offers low prices on outdoor gear

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Bargain Hunter Outfitters offers new, used, and consignment on hunting, fishing, camping equipment A new family-run store with Rockford roots owes its identity to the time-honored tradition of deer camp. Jeff Winkler, a long-time Rockford resident, has enjoyed the childhood ritual of deer camp with his dad, brothers and uncles, and still loves to be […]

CWA students collect for moms at shelter

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Local movers from Two Men and a Truck recently picked up six moving boxes full of toiletries, clothing and creature comfort donations that Chandler Woods Academy students collected for moms at the local YWCA women’s shelter. Two Men and a Truck dropped off the donations at the women’s shelter just in time for Mother’s Day.

Grillapalooza hot success despite daunting weather

Jamie McCormick and Natalie Beeg hand out samples of turkey and pork cooked in a Big Green Egg. The pair had a great time under an outdoor awning last Saturday, despite rain and wind.

The Big Green Egg and staff at Herman’s Boy made this year’s Grillapalooza a popular and well-attended event, despite a weather prediction of possible snow flurries and blowing rain. Members of the Rockford Sportsman’s Club were on hand to talk about the Junior Olympic Archery Program and plenty of residents tasted samples of turkey and […]