Schwandt wins RAAC t-shirt design contest

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The Rockford Area Arts Commission offered their third annual t-shirt design contest again this year. Third and fourth-graders from Belmont, Meadowridge and Parkside elementary schools entered the contest. The best all around designs were chosen. There were four winners. Fourth place went to Bailey Abbey of Belmont Elementary, third place to  Paige Anderson  of Meadowridge […]

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Obituaries – June 11, 2009

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Squires  Pauline B. Squires, 87, of Rockford died Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Mrs. Squires was born October 21, 1921, in Rockford, the daughter of Frank and Samantha (Fredericks) Fisk. She was a 1938 graduate of Rockford High School. She then graduated from beauty school and opened her first beauty salon with close friend Gayle Butler […]

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Rockford Squire vacations at the Great Wolf Lodge

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WAY TO GO GIRLS Crestwood Elementary fourth-grade Girl Scouts take a break from swimming to enjoy the Rockford Squire during a trip to the Great Wolf Lodge! The girls wrapped up a year focused on community service with a trip they earned themselves.

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$1000 reward in sturgeon poaching

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ILLEGAL HARVEST Reward offered for information resulting in the arrest and conviction of the pictured individual responsible for the illegal harvest of a sturgeon at the Sixth Street Dam in Grand Rapids. Report any information to the DNR RAP hotline at: 1-800-292-7800.

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Local man keeps troops S.A.F.E. in Iraq

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A Rockford man is making a big difference for our soldiers in Iraq. And he doesn’t even carry a weapon. Leslie Wayne Sims, a Master Electrician employed by Stanley Consultants, is serving as a member of Task Force S.A.F.E. The 47-year-old’s daily job is the safety of service members and civilians in Iraq. Task Force […]

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