Ice and hot cocoa a good mix

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Ice Festival visitors warming up with cups of hot chocolate during the chilly weekend.

All smiles

Photos by TOM SCOTT

The weather cooperated just in time for Rockford’s third annual Ice Festival. A wet and rainy week turned snowy with some sun for Saturday and Sunday’s event. Visitors had a great time.  

Drawing winner takes home dream dolls

 

Historic Rockford school on holiday tour

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Wilson School, 3992 Kroes NE, (corner of Kroes and Brewer in Rockford) a one-story, one-room, front gable yellow brick building, is on a holiday open house tour. Eight homes and the Plainfield Senior Center will be part of the two-day event on Friday, November 4 from noon until 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 5 from […]

Harvest Fest coloring contest winners enjoy their prizes.

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  More than 50 children showed their incredible talent for The Rockford Squire newspaper’s coloring contest for Harvest Fest. The judges had a difficult time selecting the winners, because everyone did such a great job. However, after much discussion, the following claimed the prizes for the contest:   • ages 3-5: first place, Liliana Dunbar, […]