Letters to the Editor – September 17, 2009

Over 50,000 Rockford Rotary chicken dinners sold Dear Editor,  Rockford Rotary Club is again serving its famous BBQ chicken dinners during the first weekend of Harvest Fest, Friday and Saturday, September 25-26, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, September 27 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Drive-up service is available at the Rotary […]

Radio personality wins $50,000 Corvette

This makes up for the flowers he didn’t get her on their 40th anniversary this July. Gary Allen, morning host of newsradio wood 1300, was the lucky winner of a 2009 Corvette, a car that sells in the $50,000 range and boasts about 435 horsepower. The car was the prize for this year’s Grand Valley […]

Fruits of labor donated to God’s Kitchen

The 2009 kindergarten graduates of Our Lady of Consolation, who planted cucumbers, beans, carrots and peas this past spring, have donated the plants to the God’s Kitchen garden in Grand Rapids. The produce from the plants were used to feed those in need. This Thursday, Sept. 17, the fruits of their labor come to Rockford […]

News Bits – September 17, 2009

City to flush hydrants The City of Rockford will be conducting the annual fall Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance Program beginning Monday, Sept. 21, 2009. This process will be completed by Oct. 2, 2009. During this time, you may notice an occasional decrease in water pressure and possibly some slight cloudiness in the water. Most residents […]

Do-it-yourself versus hire a pro

Michelle Wise

  Rockford photographer discusses elements of professional portraits by MICHELLE WISE owner, Wise Photography  So how’s business? How have digital cameras affected the market for the professional photographer? Sure, I get the phone call once in a great while: “We’re canceling our aappointment because we’re trying to save money,” or “We’re going to give our […]