Birthdays – July 25 to July 31

 25th           DariAnne Draugalis, Heidi Stasiukinas, Lucille Vickers  26th            Gabriel Reed, Ashley Rinbelt, Marge Spears, Marie Spendow    27th            Dan Callender 28th            Joe Sharpe 29th            Tammy Hills, Barb Palazzolo, Ron Priebe 30th            Stuart Cavner, Betty Combs 31st            Gail Des Noyers, Jim Shripka             Oma Werner

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The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – July 23, 2009

  First-time homebuyer credit needs to be clarified Over the past few weeks, we have received a number of calls requesting further information and clarification on the federal government’s first-time homebuyer credit. The confusion relates to the differences between the credit that was available for homes purchased in 2008 and the credit available for homes […]

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Magic, ice cream part of summer kids’ program

The fourth-grade students at Rockford Public Schools’ (RPS) summer program recently took a bike ride on the White Pine Trail. Their reward was ice cream at Trailside Treats in Belmont. The summer program is held at the RPS administration building. The students go swimming, go on walking and bus field trips, participate in gym, nature, […]

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Post Commander shows off 1937 Ford police vehicle

You may have seen this beauty of a car in downtown Rockford on Friday, July 17. Michigan State Police Post Commander F/Lt. Chris McIntire had it delivered to participate in the Sparta Town and Country Days parade Saturday. This vehicle represents the type and style of patrol vehicle the Michigan State Police used in 1937. […]

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Chicken rules to be decided over winter

Rockford resident Shawn Raymond asked the Rockford City  Council if they would consider an ordinance allowing hens in City limits. By hatching season next spring he will have an answer. Currently farm animals are prohibited in the City, but council is taking on Raymond’s request and investigating what other  cities are allowing. It has become […]

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