What is kennel cough?

by SAM HYER Kennel cough is also called canine cough, bordetellosis and infectious tracheobronchitisis. Kennel cough in dogs will stimulate a coarse, dry, hacking cough about three to seven days after the dog is initially infected. It sounds as if the dog needs to “clear its throat” and the cough will be triggered by any […]

Kent County Health Department offers full lipid profile tests

On Thursday, August 6, the Kent County Health Department will offer full lipid profile tests at its North County Clinic, 4388 14 Mile Road N.E., Rockford . The test includes cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, blood pressure and pulse measurements, risk factor analysis, 10-year coronary heart disease risk score, an immediate explanation of results, and follow-up […]

Rockford Squire vacations at the Great Wolf Lodge

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WAY TO GO GIRLS Crestwood Elementary fourth-grade Girl Scouts take a break from swimming to enjoy the Rockford Squire during a trip to the Great Wolf Lodge! The girls wrapped up a year focused on community service with a trip they earned themselves.

Bostwick Lake Congregational Church holds rummage sale

Bostwick Lake Congregational Church rummage sale will be held June 11 to 13. One half of the proceeds will support the Youth Group mission to Pine Ridge Reservation.

Sunny weather, plenty of fun at Classic Car Show

THEY DON’T MAKE THEM LIKE THIS ANYMORE—James Razmus, Lake Bella Vista resident, took third place with this 1933 Plymouth he’s had about six years.

Visitors to the second annual Cannon Area Business Association Classic Car Show weren’t disappointed. Sunny skies, music with a DJ and lots of cool old cars made the event worthy of an afternoon’s attendance. Organizer Ted Trocke, who owns Bella Vista Auto Service, said hundreds of people showed up to admire the cars, eat at […]