Rockford Register — December 17, 2009

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Thur.–Fri. Dec. 17–18 Grand Carriage Rides—5:30 to 8:30 p.m. downtown Rockford. Rides are free! Load in front of Custard by the Dam. Rides are sponsored by Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Sunday, December 20 Roast Beef Dinner—11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 4195 Thirteen Mile Road, Rockford. Cost is $8 for adults, and $3.00 for [...]

A Message for You — December 17, 2009

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Are we really listening to God? by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church A park ranger at Yellowstone National Park was leading a group of hikers to a lookout tower. Along the way, he pointed out some of the famous sites in the park, and was so intent on talking about the history and telling the stories of Yellowstone to the tourists that he paid no attention [...]

Not the lights you want to see this holiday

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Courtland Township Deputy Fire Chief Terry Welch points out a clogged exhaust vent. The lint clogging the vent was the source of a home fire Tuesday, Dec. 8. Courtand Township firefighters evacuated a home on Twelve Mile Road between Courtland Avenue and Northland Drive on Tuesday, Dec. 8 after a fire in a dryer began spreading. Homeowners called 9-1-1 at about 7:30 p.m. [...]

Real winners are children in United Bank’s ‘Dress the Dolls’

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

THE WINNERS—Christine Green, Sandy Waite (NKSC), Kathy Perez (assistant manager) United Bank), Sue McCauley. And, the winner is….. Christine Green of Rockford was a first time participant in the seventh annual United Bank Dress the Dolls campaign. She entered her doll with a handmade red-cloaked ice skater complete with matching muff and tam. The old-fashioned [...]

PeeWee hockey team Ram tough

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford area PeeWee House hockey team (11- and 12-year-olds) have started their season with an amazing 17-0 record. Virtually unheard of at any level of hockey, this team is Rockford proud and Ram tough. The team is made up of (front row, l–r) Grant Gabriel, Jacob Devries, Bradley Barnard, Brendan Coolbaugh, Nick Rethamel, Ryan Caron, Joey Benda; (back) Assistant [...]
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