News Bits—April 29, 2010

Bayes named MWQA president The Michigan Water Quality Association announced recently that Terry Bayes of Bayes Water Treatment in Sparta has been elected their Association president for 2010. For more information about the Association, visit their website at miwqa.org. Seminar explores vaccinations myths, truths Independent vaccination researcher Mary Tocco will be the speaker at a […]

News Bits — April 15, 2010

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. announces $200 million share repurchase program, declares quarterly dividend Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) announced that its Board of Directors approved a new share repurchase program at its regularly scheduled meeting February 11, 2010, authorizing up to $200 million in share repurchases. The share repurchases are to be made over […]

News Bits — April 8, 2010

City to flush hydrants The City of Rockford will be conducting the bi-annual Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance Program beginning April 12, 2010. This process will be completed by April 30, 2010. During this time you may notice an occasional decrease in water pressure and possibly some slight cloudiness in the water. Most residents will see […]

News Bits — March 25, 2010

Free smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms available From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday March 31, the Rockford Fire Department will be teaming up with the Webelos Scouts of Cub Scout Pack 3282 to distribute free smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. Scouts will be going door to door on Main Street and will also […]

News Bits — March 18, 2010

Pictured are (l–r) left to right  John O”Dowd (best chili), President Dianna Robach-VanAntwerp, and Chairperson Warren Sibilla. 

Rockford Lions hold first annual chili cook-off The Rockford Lions enjoyed a change of taste recently with their first-ever chili cook-off. The chili cook-off was held at the American Legion on Thursday, March 1.  It was open to other Lion clubs in our district and attendance was about 125 hungry Lions.   This fundraiser was a great success and a […]