Rockford lawmaker selected ’09 Henry Toll Fellow

Pearce eligible to attend national leadership conference State Rep. Tom Pearce is one of 40 state leaders from across the nation selected for the prestigious Toll Fellowship Program on Sept. 12-17, sponsored by the Council of State Governments. The annual week-long seminar helps develop leaders from all three branches of state government by offering programs […]

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Rogue River Artists to hold 5th annual show, sale

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On Saturday, July 18, the Rogue River Artists Association will be holding its fifth annual Garden Art Sale and Show one day only, with no rain date. Members’ artwork will be on display and for sale, featuring watercolors, acrylics, oils, mixed media, pottery, woodcarvings, and jewelry. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served, and […]

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Rockford Register – July 16, 2009

Thur.-Sat., July 16-18 Rockford Sidewalk Sales-starting at 10 a.m., downtown Rockford, sponsored by HEART of Rockford Business Association. See pages 4 and 5 of this week’s Squire for individual store sales! Saturday, July 18 Rockford Farm Market-8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 31, in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main […]

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A Message for You – July 16, 2009

The omnipotent vulnerability of God by PASTOR MARK W. LOVE St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Rockford “Christ helps us,” Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote from his prison cell, “not by virtue of his omnipotence, but by virtue of his weakness and suffering… Only the suffering God can help.” (Letters and Papers from Prison, pp. 360-61, Trans. R.H. Fuller-Macmillan […]

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Main Street – by Roger Allen publisher

Closing down As head of the Amelia Earhart Welcome Committee, I am disbanding the group. Amelia has not been heard from since July 1937. That’s 72 years this month. During her flying career, she established records and received many awards, but apparently she did not complete her flight across the Pacific Ocean. Frankly, I don’t […]

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