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Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President When fire destroyed Rockford High School in February of 1922, a new building was constructed beside Rockford Athletic Park on North Main Street. This one story structure housed all of Rockford’s students from kindergarten to twelfth grade. The school’s main entrance faced Main Street and many classrooms were located to the left and right of [...]

Tax Attic

March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

I believe it’s time for me to write an article concerning the coming May 5 vote on Proposal 1. Whether or not to pay some tax and fix our roads is the question that will be answered on May 5. There are plenty of organizations promoting the negatives of the proposal. They are right in that there are a few big negatives. However, there are also quite a few off-setting [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President Last week’s column mentioned the importance of volunteers and wondering if there should be a day set aside to honor them each year. I received an e-mail from Marlene Moulton which directed me to a website dealing with National Volunteer Week. This year it occurs from April 12-18 with the thought being that people should use that week to [...]
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