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Rockford dogs invited to Bark for Life April 27

Rockford dogs invited to Bark for Life April 27

ROCKFORD, Mich. – Rockford area dogs are joining the fight against cancer.

The American Cancer Society Bark for Life is Saturday, April 27.  Registration for the non-competitive dog walk begins at 8:30 a.m. The proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society, for cancer research and to support cancer patients.

Bark for Life begins at the White Pine Trail entrance near the Wolverine Footwear Depot and ends at the Rockford Dog Park near Richardson Sowerby Park.  The event ends at noon Saturday.

Cast Your Wednesday Vote and Win Made In Michigan Products!

Cast Your Wednesday Vote and Win Made In Michigan Products!

Join us in celebrating Michigan products with the Made in Michigan Bracket Challenge. Click HERE to download the bracket.

Each day we'll have four matchups, one from each bracket, as we go through some of our great Made in Michigan products.

Celebrate Made In Michigan Products and Cast Your Thursday Vote!

Celebrate Made In Michigan Products and Cast Your Thursday Vote!

Join us in celebrating Michigan products with the Made in Michigan Bracket Challenge. Click HERE to download the bracket.

Each day we'll have four matchups, one from each bracket, as we go through some of our great Made in Michigan products. If you don't know a product, you may want to search the products name in the search bar on the top of the page and check out a past Made in Michigan feature story that aired earlier.

Also, check our WZZM13 Facebook page starting March 25th for ways that you can win some Made in Michigan merchandise.

A new poll will be posted each day.

Celebrate Made In Michigan Products and Cast Your Wednesday Vote!

Celebrate Made In Michigan Products and Cast Your Wednesday Vote!

Join us in celebrating Michigan products with the Made in Michigan Bracket Challenge. Click HERE to download the bracket.

Each day we'll have four matchups, one from each bracket, as we go through some of our great Made in Michigan products. If you don't know a product, you may want to search the products name in the search bar on the top of the page and check out a past Made in Michigan feature story that aired earlier.

Also, check our WZZM13 Facebook page starting March 25th for ways that you can win some Made in Michigan merchandise.

A new poll will be posted each day.

Cannonsburg Ski Area Closed Because of Weather

Cannonsburg Ski Area Closed Because of Weather
If you thought of catching some of the last of the snow today at Cannonsburg Ski Area, you'll need to take today off. Because of the weather, and to help preserve the snow, it is closed today.  Because of more rain expected this evening, Cannonsburg crews will work on getting the slopes back into shape for the rest of the week. The ski area says it will reopen Tuesday at 4pm with late season hours the remainder of the week.

Soccer Coaches Needed for FC Ridge League

Soccer Coaches Needed for FC Ridge League

Recreational Soccer Club FC Ridge is looking for Head Coaches and Assistance Coaches. FC Ridge is a Sparta-based organization aimed at providing a well balanced and educational soccer experience for those who live in West Michigan’s Fruit Ridge area and surrounding communities, such as Rockford, Cedar Springs, Kent City, Casnovia, Walker, Coopersville and other nearby communities. It was previously known as Sparta Youth Soccer Assoc.

Rockford Woman Featured in New Book

Rockford Woman Featured in New Book

"I Can and I Did" The Kelly Finger McNeela Story
author: Doreen Rickert Rademacher

Kelly Finger McNeela received a MS diagnosis at age 15. She needed a wheelchair by the time she attended college, but was determined to live a normal life. She built a career, a marriage and became a mother despite what she describes as "unique obstacles." None of which proved as formidable as being placed in a nursing home and facing a divorice, yet Kelly managed to find the silver lining in even those dark clouds.

Kelly hopes to inspire others by sharing her story. She attended Belmont Elementary School in Rockford prior to her MS diagnosis.