John Ball’s Traveling Zoo visits Rockford

A Pueblen milk snake is part of John Ball's Traveling Zoo, which recently visited Krause Memorial Library in Rockford.

Z’s Kids Club Traveling Animal Show brought the zoo to Rockford’s Krause Memorial Library on Monday afternoon, June 29, 2009. John Ball education staffers, Colleen and Robyn, came with hands-on learning experiences that included, among other things, a display of animal furs, a rattlesnake skin, and an empty ostrich egg. Also visiting as part of […]

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Tip to remove ticks

by SAM HYER Because as a groomer I am seeing more and more ticks on companion dogs, I thought I would provide this neat removal technique. Please cut this out and post it on the inside of the door of your medicine cabinet. You never know when you will need it for anyone with children […]

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Families invited to host exchange students

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  Local families are invited to host international exchange students coming to the area this  fall. The students are aged between 15 and 18 and will have their own spending money and health insurance. They will attend your local high school for the 2009-2010 school year.     Host families are responsible for providing meals, […]

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Rams boys golf team finishes season second

Trent Davison goes for a birdie, leading the Rams with consistent performances all season.

Davison selected as First Team All State The Rockford boys golf program finished the year on a high note. Trent Davison was selected as First Team Division I All State. This is a great honor for Davison and the boys program. Davison averaged 76.8, never shot over 80, never finished out of the top eight […]

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RPS to unveil artificial turf at Ted Carlson Stadium

Rockford Public Schools (RPS) will formally dedicate its new artificial turf multi-purpose field on Thursday, September 3, 2009, at the football home opener against Holt. Voters approved the project as part of the district’s 2008 bond issue. After carefully studying artificial turf options, district officials contracted to install a Mondoturf Eco-fill field. This cutting-edge turf […]

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