Surprise 80th birthday party planned

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Drop by and say hello if you know renowned fisherman John Kaiserlian as he is treated to a surprise birthday desert on sunday, July 12 from 1-5 p.m. at his home, 8824 Algoma Avenue. You may know John from his many years fishing at the Rockford dam.

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MVA 15 Black team wins national title

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Three local girls bring home medals Two-year-old club, Michigan Volleyball Academy (MVA) finished their winning season by sending several teams to the annual Junior Volleyball Directors Association tournament in Louisville, Ky. The MVA 15 Black squad won club-level national titles. Coached by Brian Netzler, the MVA 15 team defeated Union (Ind.) 15 in three games, […]

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Classifieds – July 9, 2009

HELP WANTED Maintenance position, property management experience required. Full-time with benefits. Snowplowing experience required. Please fax resume to (616) 784-3691 or e-mail to NPropLTD@aol.com. EOE.      b28 ______________________ MA, clinical/clerical experienced, PT, Plainfield Allergy Clinic. We offer work-life balance in a positive team setting with respect for the individual. FAX resume to (616) 988-8512.      b28 ______________________ […]

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Fireworks – July 4, 2009

July 4 Fireworks At dark in Downtown Rockford.

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RHS Centennial Class of ’84 opens time capsule

The Rockford High School class of 1984 time capsule is unearthed on Thursday, June 25, 2009. Notice the engraved marble headstone.	Photo by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Once in a while a newsworthy event happens in Rockford that isn’t a carbon copy of the exact same thing the year before. The following is our coverage of just such a story. The seeds (no pun intended) for this story were planted in May 1984 when the senior graduating […]

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