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Rockford-Sparta Gymnast Morgan Korf Named High School Athlete of the Week

Morgan Korf, a junior who led the Rockford-Sparta high school gymnastics team to the MHSAA Division 1 state championship before capturing an all-around individual state title last week, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Rockford-Sparta Wins Gymnastics State Title

It was an exciting end to the season as Rockford-Sparta High School gymnastics team won the state championship in Rockford on Friday.

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Rockford Post Office Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

Rockford Police and Michigan State Police officers are both currently on the scene investigating a bomb threat that was called into the post office in Rockford Friday afternoon.

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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored]

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.

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Rockford High School Boys’ Cross Country Runs to Shared Honor as Athlete of the Week

Rockford High School's boys' cross country team, which captured the Michigan School Athletic Association Division 1 Lower Peninsula state title, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week honoree.

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Rockford High School Boys’ Water Polo’s David Newberger Named Athlete of the Week

Rockford High School boys' water polo player David Newberger is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week.

Newberger excels athletically and academically, standing out on a team currently ranked No. 1 by the Michigan Water Polo Association with a 17-1 record after a 15-7 win Wednesday night over East Kentwood.

"David Newberger epitomizes the (term) student-athlete," Rockford Coach David McWatters said.

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Sixteenth Annual Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford Is Saturday [Audio]

The 16th annual Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford, a five-kilometer (3.1-mile) run/walk and kids' fun run, is Saturday in downtown Rockford.

Proceeds from the benefit go to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a non-profit dedicated to expediting viable treatments and a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal genetic disorder that slowly robs those stricken with the disease of their muscle strength.

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Larry French, Getty Images
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East Grand Rapids and Rockford Win Girls Lacrosse State Championships

More trophies coming to West Michigan!

The East Grand Rapids and Rockford girls lacrosse teams each won state titles on June 7.

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Rockford Restaurant Week

Today through Saturday, it's Rockford Restaurant Week 2014 to benefit Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. It's part of the "Million Meal March."

You can enjoy three-course meals and dinners for two, for just $25

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Rockford Ice Festival is This Weekend, Feb. 7 – 8

The fifth annual Rockford Ice Festival is this weekend, Feb. 7-8.

The theme for this year’s event is “Putting on the Glitz."

The event kicks off Friday evening, with opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. that include a scavenger hunt throughout the weekend. The grand prize for the hunt (a.k.a. The Glitz) will be a prize valued at more than $1,000!

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Rockford’s Holiday Lighting Ceremony [Photos]

Discover a Rockford Christmas with the kick off to their holiday festivities tonight!  Enjoy the beautiful sounds of the Rockford Choirs and the RHS Brass Ensemble while the City of Rockford starts the holiday season with lighting the thousands of lights around the downtown shopping district.  The mayor always delivers a message of peace to kick off the festivities.

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Rockford Family Has 12th Son (No Girls), Is Featured On ‘Today Show’ [Video]

Sometimes odds don't really matter.

A Rockford family with 11 boys just had their 12th child...another boy.

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