Main Street by Roger Allen Publisher – September 3, 2009

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Roger Allen, publisher. Saving money These may not be the most popular ideas I’ve proposed but I think they are worth discussion. Maybe, after we get through the health insurance problem, we can talk about them. The war in Iraq was a pretty bad idea, but it looks like we can get out of it now. We are heavily invested in Afghanistan and maybe that is not such a good [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

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Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Swiss banks give up names, information Recently, there has been much publicity that the U.S. government has worked out an agreement with a Swiss bank, UBS, wherein the bank will provide taxpayer identification and investment information to the Internal Revenue Service. We all know the old saying, “Never say never.” The saying definitely [...]

Individuals can inspire improvement

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Community effort Andrew Kersting is still rounding up recruits and working to keep the Rogue River clean. This year the crew actually saw a smaller amount of trash in the river south of the dam in downtown Rockford. Kersting asks for help each year and is gratified to see how many people will volunteer their time and jump right in (literally) for their community. Kersting [...]

Letters to the Editor – September 3, 2009

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A THANK YOU—With a wave of thanks, the Frenz Coffee House family—(l–r) Michele, Shea and Rich Zeck—express their heart-felt appreciation to the community for supporting the small Rockford business. Miracles—you bet they happen! Dear Editor, Last month, Frenz Coffee House came to a crossroads as to whether we would continue to exist. There were forces both seen [...]

Rockford Register – September 3, 2009

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Thursday, September 3 What Don’t You Know About Rockford?—7 p.m. at Rockford Community Cabin. The monthly Rockford Area Historical Society meeting is open to the public. Find out what Bobbi Schirado discovered while putting together “Images of America—Rockford,” a pictorial history book, available at the Rockford Historical Museum for $21.99. Saturday, September [...]
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