Category: Rockford

  • Rockford has a State Fair horse champ; N-P places team in top 10

    Rockford has a State Fair horse champ; N-P places team in top 10

    Rockford FFA’s Jayden Jorgenson is a State Fair Horse Champion, winning the Flag Race title. The FFA Horse Show judged Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the 2022 Iowa State Fair. Nashua-Plainfield FFA, meanwhile, placed 9th for the Equestrian Team Award. New Hampton FFA took 10th. Agri-power FFA of Eddyville was 1st. To read more about […]

  • 11 things to know about reopening of Floyd, Chickasaw, Butler, Cerro Gordo and Mitchell counties

    11 things to know about reopening of Floyd, Chickasaw, Butler, Cerro Gordo and Mitchell counties

    Diners will be able to sit down in restaurants in 77 of Iowa’s 99 counties starting Friday, according to Gov. Kim Reynolds’ latest proclamation regarding restrictions put on Iowans to slow the spread of the COVID-19 illness, Her proclamation also allows the reopening of fitness centers, malls, libraries, race tracks and stores that had been […]

  • Gov. Reynolds recommends Iowa schools close for four weeks

    News Release DES MOINES – Upon discovery of the existence of substantial community spread of COVID-19 in the state, Gov. Reynolds is recommending that Iowa schools close for four weeks.  “Based on new information today from the Iowa Department of Public Health, now is the time to move to the next level of response,” Gov. […]

  • R-R-MR offers free summer lunch program for children through July 31

    ROCKFORD — RRMR is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at […]

  • Next phase of Rockford streetlight project begins Friday, Aug. 10

    ROCKFORD — The city of Rockford announced this week that the next phase of the Rockford Street Light Project begins Friday, Aug. 10. Four feet of sidewalk on the 100 block of West Main (both north and south sides) will be torn out and replaced. Matching antique light poles will be installed. The project is […]

  • RRMR preschool open house is Aug. 23

    News Release ROCKFORD — RRMR Preschool Open House August 23, 2018 3:00-7:00 pm in the preschool room. 2018-19 Preschoolers and their parents be sure to stop in, meet the teachers and see the classroom. You can also bring your school supplies. We would also like to remind everyone in the AM and PM classes to […]

  • Pros cleaning up storm damage at R-R-MR

    ROCKFORD — Professionals are removing downed trees and cleaning up the Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock school campus, while programs have been moved off-site, according to a Facebook post by District administration. The severe storm on Saturday tore through the Floyd County city causing extensive damage. R-R-MR Superintendent Keith Turner issued this statement Sunday about the damage at […]

  • Rockford Spring Cleanup begins Thursday, May 3

    ROCKFORD — Residents are invited to use the 30 dumpsters that Jendro Sanitation will put in the city dump during the May 3-6 Rockford Spring Cleanup. There will not be curbside pickup. See more details below:

  • Rockford city-wide garage sale begins May 4

    ROCKFORD — Shop Rockford this weekend during its city-wide garage sale beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, May 5, to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 6. The individual sales will begin at a variety of times, such as the multi-family sale at 209 1st Street Southeast 1ST STREET SE. It’s hours are 5-8 p.m. Friday and 7:30 […]

  • ROCKFORD, Iowa — Visit with the Easter Bunny and — if you are 10 years old or younger — go egg hunting at the Egg-travaganza from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at Fossil and Prairie Park in Rockford. There will also be spring activities and live chicks.

  • Plowday scheduled for April 14 in Rockford

    Plowday scheduled for April 14 in Rockford

    ROCKFORD, Iowa — Get your garden tractor ready, Plowday begins at 7 a.m. April 14. According to its Facebook page: “Plowday is a free event that is open to all brands and types of garden tractors. There will be plenty of room for parking for trucks and trailers. Food and drink will be provided by […]

  • Rockford blood drive is March 9

    The RRMR High School and Community Blood Drive is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 9, in the RRMR High School Gymnasium, 1460 210th Street To make an appointment, contact Chelsey Moen at 641-756-3813 or visit:

  • Fullerton crowned Floyd County Fair queen

    Fullerton crowned Floyd County Fair queen

    CHARLES CITY —  Sydney Fullerton was crowned Floyd County Fair queen Friday during Party in the Park in Charles City’s Central Park. A 2017 graduate of Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock, Fullerton plans to attend North Iowa Area Community College where she has signed to play golf. The first runner-up is Jayden Jorgensen. Miss Congeniality is Kelsey Andersen. […]

  • Rockford student among 5 killed in Mason City car crash

    Rockford student among 5 killed in Mason City car crash

    Remembrance service tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Mason City ROCKFORD — Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock student Sydney Nikole Alcorn, 14, is one of the five teenagers killed in an early morning car crash Monday, April 10. The Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock school district posted on its Facebook page today that North Iowa North Youth for Christ will host a […]

  • R-R-MR students inducted in National Honor Society 

    R-R-MR students inducted in National Honor Society 

    ROCKFORD — The RUMAROCK chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 18 new members Thursday, March 30, at a ceremony in Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock High School. The new members are Kyrstin Brunner, Ella Carroll, Elizabeth Fullerton, Olivia Harden, Kari Jeffrey, Wesley Johnson, Clay Kuhlemeier, Morgan Krull, Marissa Norby, Emily Reams, Colbie Schmitt, Trishyn Shaw, Megan Staudt, […]

  • Floyd County Fair queen tied for state’s best high jump

    Floyd County Fair queen tied for state’s best high jump

      —- ROCKFORD — Spectators in Ames on March 13 saw royalty ascend to atop  Iowa’s high jump leaderboard. Alyssa Staudt of Rockford, the 2016 Floyd County Fair queen, is in a four-way tie for the best high jump by a girl in Iowa so far this season. Staudt, a senior at Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock High […]