Rockford Post Office to close at noon on July 3

Noon set as day’s final mail collection Rockford’s Post Office will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2009, to allow retail employees to spend more time with their families. Noon will be the last collection for mail deposited in blue collection boxes that day. All collection points that have a regularly scheduled collection […]

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Lion Nancee DeVogel (left) is presented the Melvin Jones award by Rockford Lions President Jan Strauss (right).

At a recent Rockford Lions Club meeting, Lion Nancee DeVogel was presented with the highest form of recognition by the Lions Clubs’ International Foundation. Receiving a plaque reading, “For Dedicated Humanitarian Service,” DeVogel was named a Melvin Jones Fellow for her service to her club, her Lions district and especially for her work with the […]

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The Hut coming to Rockford

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The “bread store” (Butternut Bread discount outlet) in the front of the Rockford Meijer is down and a strip mall is on its way. According to Rockford City Manager Michael Young, the Ten Mile Corridor planning committee has no objections to the retail shops that will occupy the mall. “It was already zoned commercial because […]

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Tragic death shows importance of learning CPR

Rockford resident, sports mom and nurse, Nancy Roberts, couldn’t ultimately save the life of Dorian Dawkins after the 14-year-old recently collapsed at a basketball meet. Roberts, who is CPR and defibrillator certified, was among parents at the Michigan State University meet. She said the day’s activities had pretty much concluded and it was around 8:15 […]

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SCOR U9 team wins tournament

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The Soccer Club of Rockford (SCOR) U9 boys team recently went 4-0 in the Canton Cup tournament. The boys demonstrated great teamwork and displayed positive attitudes, according to Coach Kelly Kelting and Assistant Coach Mark Faccio. The team is made up of Cameron Kelting, Jack Faccio, Hunter Moran, Ben Swayze, Colin Kurtz, Brayden Manley, Aiden […]

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