DollarVille, family-owned business in its 12th year

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DollarVille is the featured Squire advertiser, a family-owned business now in its 12th year. The Cedar-Rock store is located at 4330 14 Mile Road, Rockford, and is owned by Jack and Judy Gistinger. Other members of the staff include manager Andrea, along with Margie, Mary, Sue, Mary J. and Shandra. “This is a wonderful community,” […]

Rockford Police, Meijer join forces to help youngsters

Santa and Mrs. Claus pose with lucky kids who were chosen to participate in this year’s Shop with a Hero event with the City of Rockford Police. Funds come from Meijer and donations from service organizations such as the Rockford Lions and Rockford Rotary clubs.	photo by BETH ALTENA

by BETH ALTENA Santa, police and plenty of smiles marked the seventh annual Shop with a Hero event at the Rockford Meijer Sunday, Dec. 12. All on volunteer time, Rockford police, usually with the help of a spouse or family member, enjoyed helping children choose items from a list of necessities and at least one […]

Words on Weather and Climate — December 16, 2010

Forecasting Climate  by CRAIG JAMES  When it comes to forecasting the climate, many people say that since forecasters can’t get the weather forecast right for the next couple of days, how can they get the climate forecast right for the next 100 years? (They surely weren’t talking about my forecasts, were they?) The response given […]

Award-winning journalist to speak locally

Mike Evans

Resurrection Life Church Rockford is excited to announce that Mike Evans will be speaking during the three Sunday morning services on December 5, 2010. Everyone is invited to attend this special event at 8:20, 10 or 11:40 a.m. at the church located at 3233 Ten Mile Road, just east of US-131. Michael David Evans is […]

Rockford volleyball wins first-ever OK Red conference title

Rockford celebrates a school first in volleyball: OK Red champions!

The Rams varsity volleyball team took care of their first season objective: to bring home a conference title, a first for their sport in school history. With that step completed, the number two state ranked Rams move into district play this week at Lowell High School.   The Rams finished their OK Red schedule and […]