Classifieds – August 6, 2009

HELP WANTED MA, clinical/clerical experienced, PT, Plainfield Allergy Clinic. We offer work-life balance in a positive team setting with respect for the individual. FAX resume to (616) 988-8512.      b32 ______________________   IF YOU CAN SELL and you would like to make a decent commission, this could be a great job. Work in and out of […]

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3 vehicles involved in rollover accident

Emergency crews responded to a three-vehicle rollover accident in Algoma Township Friday, July 31. The three vehicles were traveling northbound on U.S.-131 when the incident occurred. One lane was closed by the state police while Algoma Township firefighters checked those involved for injuries. At least one person was injured and was taken by Rockford Ambulance  […]

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Have a blast fighting crime with National Night Out

FIREMEN LIKE TO SPRAY THINGS WITH WATER—If it’s hot for National Night Out, Rockford firefighters will turn on the hoses and let kids keep cool.

  Party is Tuesday, August 4 Join several hundred of your closest neighbors Tuesday, August 4, as the City of Rockford celebrates National Night Out from 6 to 8 p.m. Chief Dave Jones said with the Night Out party and Blues on the River, there will be a lot to see and do in downtown […]

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New contract approved for Rockford staff, police

Two city employee contracts were approved Monday, July 20, by the Rockford City Council, covering employees of the police department and public works. Both groups will receive two percent raises for each of the first two years of the contract. The police department union will also receive a two percent raise for the third and […]

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Birds that ‘kill for a living’ star in show

LITTLE OWL, BIG OWL—Among the birds Rogers brought: a screech owl and a great snowy owl, both found in Michigan.

  Wildlife researcher Joe Rogers has a lot to say about birds, and kept even the youngest attendees fascinated. Of course, talking while showing off a live raptor keeps things exciting. Rogers visited Wild Birds Unlimited on Northland Drive on Saturday, July 25. He brought live, rescued birds of prey to demonstrate during his educational […]

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