What’s Cookin’ — October 29, 2009

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Jeanne Briggs by JEANNE BRIGGS “Bell” Weather There’s no disguising a bell pepper. While summer vegetables such as zucchini and eggplant tend to absorb other flavors, bell peppers assert themselves in dishes. Even when used as a garnish—say, finely diced bell pepper showered over pasta or grilled scallops—the bright taste of the pepper hits your palate first. [...]

RCS hosts 3-on-3 basketball tournament for elementary students

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What kid doesn’t like receiving a trophy? Your third-grade through eighth-grade child has an opportunity to obtain a coveted championship trophy on Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21 at Rockford Christian’s first three-on-three basketball tournament. The event is sponsored by the Rockford Christian Athletic Boosters and is open to anyone in metro Grand Rapids and [...]

Officer Robinson named president of Michigan Crime Prevention Assc.

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    Rockford Police Officer Dave Robinson The Crime Prevention Association of Michigan (C.P.A.M.) voted Officer Dave Robinson, of the Rockford Police Department, to a two year term as their president for 2010. Officer Robinson, a sixteen year veteran, who oversees the Rockford Police Department Community Policing Programs, most recently served as Secretary for C.P.A.M. [...]

Fish story has two tales

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 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

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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 [...]
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