Meet Fred Meijer with authors of Stories of His Life

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Sparta Township Historical Commission (STHC) is proud to sponsor “Preserving the Past for an Educated Future” as a new museum fundraiser. On Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7 p/m/, join the STHC at the Sparta Church of the Nazarene to meet Fred Meijer with the authors of Stories of his Life. In the book, Bill Smith and Larry ten Harmsel offer an engaging glimpse into the life [...]

Speed a factor in tree vs. car crash

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

On Wednesday, September 30, youngsters in a car escaped serious injury after their four-door vehicle struck a tree head-on on Young Avenue south of Ten Mile Road. The vehicle had been heading northbound over a hill. The crash occurred around 4 p.m. and at least two people were treated on the scene by Rockford Ambulance. Cannon Township Fire Department responded to the [...]

Chicago’s famed Second City comes to Rockford

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

On Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, Chicago’s legendary comedy theatre, The Second City, will appear at Rockford High School’s Fine Arts Center at 8:00 p.m. for the 14th annual Rockford Education Foundation (REF) benefit. This special performance will feature some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from The Second City’s 50-year history. The Second City is truly [...]

Should the United States have universal healthcare?

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

by ANA OLVERA Rockford Squire intern “Yes, if they can’t get it any other way.” —Doris Garrison, Lansing “No, because there is already Medicaid and Medicare programs in place for those without insurance. I don’t want big government to be the boss of my healthcare.” —Cynthia Pritchard, Davison Note: These two women were in town to enjoy Rockford prior to [...]

Ormstad joins Founders Bank

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Founders Bank & Trust recently announced that Brenda Ormstad has joined the bank as a client service representative in the bank’s Northland Drive branch. Ormstad brings over 20 years of banking experience to the [...]
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