The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

RAL a thing of the past   Recently, I wrote an article publicizing that the Internal Revenue Service, starting next January, is not going to provide something called the “debt indicator” to tax preparers and financial institutions. This is a big thing because the “debt indicator” is the one item that tax preparers and financial […]

Beautiful calendar supports charities

Order now—last year’s Volunteer Police Services Unit calendar was sold out. The photographs this year are by Michelle Wise of Wise Photography, and feature breathtaking scenes of our town and its surrounding area. Pictured is volunteer Art Howson

No one likes to see another year resigned to history, but the Rockford Volunteer Service members say now is the time to start penciling in next year’s activities and appointments. Just published is the Rockford 2011 calendar for sale for just $10, with all proceeds to support charities and families in need “adopted” during the […]

Jeanine C. Herlacher only woman in representative race

Jeanine C. Herlacher only woman in representative race “Through my work as a Realtor in the community for the last decade, I have PAID ATTENTION to what is on the minds of people in our community,” said Jeanine Herlacher, running for state representtive for Tom Pearce’s office.  “They call me when their house is about […]

Rockford OM teams sweep top 10 spots at world competition

Six Rockford Odyssey of the Mind teams participated in the world finals competition held at Michigan State University in East Lansing from May 26 to 29. Rockford has been involved in Odyssey of the Mind for 22 years and, for the first time, all teams competing at the world level placed in the top 10. […]

Rockford girls varsity, JV tennis teams share winning season

Varsity finalists smile with Ram pride after an amazing season. Pictured are (l–r) Lauren Korlewitz, Lindsay Gauger, Jenelle Miller, Alex Stembaugh, JV Head Coach Val Wallace, MJ Bothma, Heather Williams, Julie Daukss, Katie Rachon, Tara Murray, Varsity Head Coach Tom Huizing, Mackenzie Young, Megan Zawacki,  and (front) Nicole Strobel.

Wanted: Rockford girls with the desire to play tennis. More opportunities than ever are available in Rockford to play tennis. With seven seniors leaving the varsity squad, Head Coach Tom Huizing will be looking at the JV-A and JV-B teams to fill these positions next spring. Practice and more practice during the summer and winter […]