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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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Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
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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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Ingram Publishing/ThinkStock
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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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Rockford Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Rockford Michigan Chamber of Commerce
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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
Rockford High School Boys' Cross Country
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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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Teske Hoffmeister
Teske Hoffmeister
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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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Mitchell Peterson is an 18-year-old who graduated from Rockford and was diagnosed 15 years ago with the degenerative Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. (Photo: Mitchell's Run Thru Rockford)
Mitchell Peterson is an 18-year-old who graduated from Rockford and was diagnosed 15 years ago with the degenerative Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. (Photo: Mitchell's Run Thru Rockford)
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Partner with Team Mitchell & Zane for Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford on Aug. 16

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

Join Team Mitchell & Zane, which includes Eric Zane of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" and Rockford-based Wolverine World Wide Inc. and Walker-based Meijer Inc., for the benefit run/walk. Anyone raising $100 or more is eligible to win a footwear package from Saucony and Merrell with a $300 value; and anyone raising at least $30 in pledges receives a gift from Wolverine World Wide.

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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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Mike Ehrmann, Getty Images
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Rockford High School Grad/49ers Star Joe Staley Talks Super Bowl Blackout, Spiders, Woodchucks, Snakes, And More

Joe Staley was a football star at Rockford High School. He continued his success at Central Michigan University and now with the San Francisco 49ers.

Tuesday night, Staley took some time to discuss playing in the Super Bowl, his biggest fears, tacos, snakes, and a whole lot more.

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Courtesy Of Rockford Independent
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Rock The Dam Rocks!

Gotta chance to catch some of the Rock The Dam acts last night in Rockford. "Rock the Dam" 2011 is a Music Festival, Battle of the Bands & more. It's in downtown Rockford (on the Dam) running through July and August & featuring bands from all

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