Nance and Martin opened local accounting service

Left to right); Lynda Nance and Robin Martin.

Lynda Nance and Robin Martin, Rockford residents, opened Nance-Martin Accounting Service, to provide small business owners with bookkeeping and accounting services. They have over 40 years combined experience in business management, and are excited to become active members of the local business community. Nance recently graduated from Universal Accounting Center’s Professional Bookkeeper and QuickBooks Specialist […]

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Births – June 18, 2009

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Thomas Earl Adgate Fred and Julie Adgate of Rockford, Michigan announce the birth of their son, Thomas Earl Adgate. Thomas was born on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 10:35 p.m. at Spectrum Downtown in Grand Rapids. He weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Thomas was welcomed home by sisters Jasmine (14) […]

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Duckies liberated

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 The Rotary Duck Race during Start of Summer Celebration is an annual favorite where people watch to see which duck will come in first, winning someone a cool grand prize. This year several (hundred?) of the little yellow ducks escaped the safety net at Richardson-Sowerby Park, making their way to the Grand. If anyone finds […]

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Gift of love

Carly Olson.

Carly Olson of Rockford hasn’t cut her hair since she was four years old-until now. The former East Rockford Middle School student cut her long hair for Locks for Love. “My aunt had to have a wig while she was fighting cancer,” Carly said. Her aunt lost her fight with the disease. Carly’s cousin donated […]

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Letters to the Editor – June 18, 2009

Letter to the Grand Rapids Press on sewer dedication Dear Mr. Lloyd, How is it the Grand Rapids Press completely missed the most important infrastructure news event of the decade? As the culmination of the area’s most political and controversial topic over the past 10 years, the dedication of the PARCC Side Clean Water Plant […]

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