Kisielewski graduates from basic training

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Air Force Airman Nicholas A. Kisielewski recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

Hommingas celebrate 50 years

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Frederick “Tony” and Patricia Homminga of Grand Rapids are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house at Townsend Park Pavillion, Rockford, on Saturday, August 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The couple were united in marriage on September 3, 1959, at the Plainfield Township Fire Station Hall. Frederick enlisted in the U.S. […]

Memorial

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Obituaries – August 20, 2009

“Keyonie” Keyonie, one-of-a-kind Jack Russell Terrier, of Rockford unexpectedly went home to doggie heaven on Sunday, August 16, 2009. “KiKi” was a character of her own—smart, adventurous and stubbornly lovable. She was a constant presence in the short stretch connecting Pearl and Donald streets in downtown Rockford since 1997. She was a beloved friend and […]

Birthdays – August 22 to 28

22nd Bernice Allen, Jeff Corstange, Dave Hone, Joan Paepke, Merri Richardson, Ginny Welch 23rd  Lori Palmer 24th Jackie Cromwell, Tom Fusee, Emily Krygier 26th Arlene Hunsberger, Keith James, Jean Ostrom, Joyce Pierson 27th Steve Palmer, Fran Wolven 28th Alyssa Armstrong, Zachary Bearinger, Meg Brennan, Zachary Hone, Pat Kinney