Fish story has two tales

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

 LIFELIKE ARTISTRY—Floyd Riegling, a Rockford carver, created a replica of the huge small mouth bass caught by Dr. Carl Stites this summer. His carvings allow anglers a life-sized memory of their catch while allowing the fish to go free.                           When you want to let the big one get away, Rockford man has the answer When Floyd Riegling [...]

No tricks – all treats at Rockford’s last Farm Market

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Jack-o-lantern pumpkins are the symbol of Halloween and for the past month nowhere have pumpkins been more evident than at Rockford’s hugely popular Farm Market. The calendar has conspired this year to have Halloween fall on this season’s last Farm Market. This coming Saturday is your last chance to say good-bye to your favorite vendors and [...]

Pricing, product better than big box at Rockford Floor

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

THE RANDY AND STU SHOW—Randy and Stu VanderWerp, son and father, have worked together for a very long time and between them, have over 50 years of experience with owning a floor covering business. They believe educating customers, offering the best prices and continued good service is key to the success of Rockford Floor Covering. “You won’t come in my store to see [...]

Holiday Cooking with Deanna House

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Beware of flying spatulas! Your ticket to Deanna House’s annual Holiday Cooking show in Rockford doesn’t come with a disclaimer, but maybe it should. House warms up the crowd by throwing out “prizes”-maybe a spatula, a package of napkins or even a pot holder. Deanna House has given presentations in Rockford for 16 years and says that “this crowd is unusually [...]

Rockford Rotary begins annual Citrus Fruit and Nut Sale

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Leaders of the Rockford Rotary are excited to announce the kick-off of this year’s fruit and nut sale. For over 30 years area residents have looked forward to the club’s annual sale of fresh picked, tree ripened, Indian River oranges and grapefruit. Delivery this year will be December seventh. Rotary members are contacting friends and neighbors for orders as this [...]
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