Rockford East Business Association revitalized

REBA (Rockford East Business Association) is revitalized” says Thom Arends of Thom’s Hair Design. “We will meet at 8:00 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at D&W. We invite area businesses to join us.”  New officers are President Char Bouwkamp of D&W, Secretary Kathy Perez of United Bank, and Treasurer Jane House of Comerica […]

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Wolverine World Wide to win award

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. will be honored with the Excellence in Lifestyle Branding Award at the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s (AAFA) 31st annual American Image Awards to be held on May 12, 2009 in New York City. Blake W. Krueger, the Company’s CEO and President, will accept the award, which recognizes Wolverine’s success in building […]

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Rockford Register — May 7, 2009

Thursday, May 7 Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting-7 p.m. at the Community Cabin. Hosts Kirsten Carlson Farmer and David Carlson will speak about the Hunter Carlson family history. Meeting is free and open to the public. Friday, May 8 Spaghetti Dinner-5 to 7 p.m. at the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 3946, corner of 13 Mile […]

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Grattan Academy Elementary hosts Scholastic book fair

BOOK FAIR FUN—Grattan Academy Elementary students enjoy the Build-A-Book activity during Friday Night of the school hosted Scholastic Book Fair on April 24. Pictured are Jacob Daigneault, Carolina Zook and Anna-Maria Zook.

Grattan Academy Elementary students enjoy the Build-A-Book activity during Friday Night of the school hosted Scholastic Book Fair on April 24   

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Sparta’s discount (gourmet) grocery

BARGAINS GALORE—Roger Anderson with his daughter Bethany, 15, show off some of the gourmet products the store sells at deliciously low prices.

It’s like G.B. Russo’s without the pricing. It’s a treasure hunt. The food pantries are cheaper (free) but no one else offers prices this low. Andy’s Discount  Grocery has been at 572 S. State Street in Sparta for about a year and a half. Owner Roger Anderson opened the 4,000-square-foot store when his career in […]

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