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Rockford will crown its new senior ambassadors at a 3 p.m. ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 10, the last day of this year’s three-day Rockford River Days celebration. This year’s ambassador candidates are Cassandra Adams-Reyna, Madison Dramen, Emily Eberspacher, Annika Jensen and Monica Orth. The Rockford River Days Ambassador Program is a nonprofit scholarship program put [...]

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Mikayla Erickson will represent Rockford in the Friday, July 25, competition for the crown of Minneapolis Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes. The daughter of Andrea and Mike Erickson, she is a 2013 Rockford Senior Ambassador. She will compete against 53 other young women from across Minnesota. A 2014 Rockford High School graduate, Erickson is a [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN It was an improbable run for the Wright County Soccer club’s U12 C3 girls soccer team that went from the bottom position in the West District last summer to be league champion this season. The rise to the top included qualifying for the state tournament being played this week. The state title [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Not making it to the state youth soccer tournament did not define the seasons for the Wright County Soccer club’s U11 boys and U16 girls C2 teams. Both teams only had one loss during the season, which happened to come in the first round of the single elimination playoffs. Because of the [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN The Rockford River Bandits started the Class C Region 12 amateur baseball playoffs where it left off in the regular season. Rockford dominated Montrose 15-3 Sunday for a second straight victory and gain momentum for the playoffs that started Wednesday, July 23 against Montrose. The River Bandits also rolled over Buffalo 10-0 [...]

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Filing for election begins Tuesday, July 29 and ends Tuesday, Aug. 12. Candidates that have filed may withdraw up until Thursday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m. The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS A week earlier, the Rockford River Bandits were working on picking up the offense. This week the amateur baseball team will stress defense after allowing 43 runs in three recent games. Last week Rockford lost to Dassel-Cokato 17-4, Hutchinson 15-5 and Maple Plain 11-10 in a game stretched over [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The season came to a close for more girls fastpitch teams playing for the Rockford Area Athletic Association. The U10 Green squad captured second place at the tournament in St. Michael. Rockford’s U12 fastpitch team competed at the state tournament in the C division. The Green team played strong [...]

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