Fall turkey application on sale now through Aug. 1

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that applications for fall turkey hunting licenses are on sale now through August 1, 2009. A total of 59,050 licenses are available through a lottery for the units open to hunting-12,350 general licenses that may be used on public or private land and 46,700 licenses for private […]

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Rockford volunteers attend Citizen’s Police Academy

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Rockford Volunteer Services Unit (VSU) members recently attended the first Citizen’s Police Academy held at the MSP Training Academy in Lansing on June 26 and 27, 2009. The event was held for all Michigan Citizen Corps volunteers and included sessions on evidence collection and crime scene containment, crash reconstruction, traffic control, witness recognition and exercise, […]

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What is kennel cough?

by SAM HYER Kennel cough is also called canine cough, bordetellosis and infectious tracheobronchitisis. Kennel cough in dogs will stimulate a coarse, dry, hacking cough about three to seven days after the dog is initially infected. It sounds as if the dog needs to “clear its throat” and the cough will be triggered by any […]

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Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

AN HONOR—Relatives of Otto Krause receive their award.

This spring, The Rockford Squire reported that five historic people in the Rockford area were honored at Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park. The event is a newer tradition in its second year and organized by the Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE). Each year, RACE will honor people from the City of Rockford and the townships […]

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Davison ties for first in golf tournament

The 39th annual Riverwood State Jr. Golf Tournament was held Thursday and Friday, July 9-10, at Riverwood Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., with 138 golfers playing 18 holes each day. The players were made up of boys and girls ages 10 and under, up to age 18, with the largest age groups flighting after the […]

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