Rockford students shine on ACT

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Kathleen Bomer, Fiona Clowney, Kyle Cook, Marina Csomor, Michael Dix, Brian Ginebaugh, Jeffrey Gleghorn, Ashley Gremel, Nathaniel Harrison, Allison Huyser, Olivia Kacsits, Ashley Kasul, Megan Kelley, Sarah King, Emily Kolenda, Tatiana Martinez, Amelia Randall, Mitchell Reyers, Bennett Riddering, Ryan Romain, Lindsey Schaberg, Erika Schnelle, Ashley Scrimger, Connor Smith, [...]

School Beat – October 1, 2009

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Freshman Center now on Twitter by DOUG VANDERJAGT Principal, Rockford Freshman Center With the information age all around us, keeping our parents and other community members informed about school building news is very important. Students are actively using all the technology they can get their hands on. Texting, blogs, Facebook, MySpace, and now Twitter—people all over [...]

Reader identifies mystery machinery

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WHAT IS THIS MACHINE?—The machine had a plate attached that identified it as a “press” manufactured by the Joseph F. Murphy Company of Worchester, Mass. Ron Hagedorn identified it and, along with his wife Sue, accepted his prize from Denise Maghielse, a gift certificate for Grill One Eleven. by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Denise and Steve Maghielse of Maghielse & [...]

Chamber event featured great food, facility

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ESSENTIAL PARTNERS—for meeting your financial needs. Pictured is Julia Ricards, Jason Parker, Dan Bloemers, Paul Chimienti, Jason Crottie, Sheila Wixon, Jen Grandy and Jeff Hayes. If you missed it, too bad for you. The latest Chamber After Hours event was held at Huntington Bank, where the food was fantastic and the remodeled space was beautiful. There were also a dozen [...]

Harvest Fest’s heritage weekend offers food, music, classic cars

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WHAT A BEAUTY—Last year this car buff (father to our own Police Chief Dave Jones) was proud to show off this beauty. The vehicle is complete with a recreated drive-in dinner and companion. The classic cars roll into Rockford Saturday, October 3, one of a town-full of attractions for this weekend’s Harvest Fest. Returning is an annual chili cook off, now organized by [...]
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