Eagles nesting in Rockford

Eagle tending it's young ones. Photo by Jorge Rodriguez

Rockford residents have the opportunity to see what most Americans never will-a breeding pair of bald eagles right here in our own community. People have been lining up with binoculars and cameras to see the magestic symbol of our nation caring for offspring. To see the eagles and their young, take Ten Mile Road east […]

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Garden planned for North Kent Service Center

The North Kent Community has again stepped up to the plate to “Help Our Neighbors in Need.” Merle Post of Post Farms has designated one acre of land to allow NKSC to plant a garden. With this project, we will be able to provide fresh vegetables to our clients this season. We are inviting the […]

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Exchange students earn Corner Bar Hall of Fame

Exchange students attempting to get on the Hot Dog Hall of Fame.

Everyone  has heard of Corner Bar hot dogs, but how many people are prepared to sit down and eat 12 in a row? Two visiting students accomplished this feat to join the hundreds on the Hot Dog Hall of Fame at the Corner Bar. Competing or offering support were: Nelson Nunes Filho from Brazil, Manuel […]

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Free kids’ fishing

BIG CATCH—A guest showing

BIG CATCH—A guest showing The Izaak Walton League, 5641 Myers Lake Road, Rockford has two more free kids’ fishing days left this month The gates are open to kids accompanied by an adult on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon. Bait, rods, and help are provided at our catch-and-release pond.

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Teens win RFCU

WINNING ESSAY—2009 teen journalism first place winner Emilie McNany accepting his award from Connie Taylor CEO of Rockford Community Federal Credit Union.

Authors ages 13 to 18 submitted their essays and poems to Rockford Community Federal Credit Unions annual Teen Journalism Contest. All qualifying entries had to be written on the financial topics of finance, credit or loans. The entries were judged on the guidelines of creativity/presentation, content, spelling and grammar. The judges had a tough decision. […]

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