Tag Archives: Wolverine World Wide Tannery

Over 500 years of tannery experience in visit

Numbers add up in commute, too A group of former Wolverine World Wide tannery workers gathered back in Rockford during the final days of the demolition of their old workplace. Enjoying a midday meal at Sam’s Joint on Monday, Nov. … Continue reading

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Demo ‘officially over’

by BETH ALTENA According to City Manager Michael Young, as of Thursday, Nov. 4, the Wolverine Tannery demolition of significant structures was “officially over” with the exception of the wastewater treatment plant and existing shoe store. The existing shoe store … Continue reading

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Wolverine tannery demolition underway

Company offers reassurance on safety precautions Readers have continued to express concerns over the safety of the demolition of the 100-plus year-old tannery in downtown Rockford. The Squire contacted Wolverine and asked that some of the concerns be addressed again. … Continue reading

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Rum Creek flowes through Wolverine World Wide tannery

Rum Creek reached a high point as it flowed through the former Wolverine World Wide tannery building. It is pictured after Rockford made all the news channels due to flooding on Monday, May 31.

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