Classifieds – March 26, 2009

HELP WANTED College-age student for part-time summer job. Tuesdays and Thursdays in my home, caring for three children ages 3, 6 and 9. Call (616) 866-2444.      p14cp ______________________ NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Professional career for serious-minded individuals capable of participating on a dynamic team. A people-oriented real estate company offers on-the-job training with above- average income. […]

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Tannery to close May 15

“We hope to accomplish this closing with the least possible disruption to our employees.” by BETH ALTENA Wolverine World Wide notified tannery workers on Friday, March 20 of the closing of the Rockford tannery on May 13, 2009. In a letter titled WARN Notification to Union dated March 16, the letter stated that the purpose […]

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Win Cash, Meet Neighbors at EXPO this Saturday

Rockford Community EXPO

CARSTAR of Rockford is giving away a 37-inch television. Rockford Dry Dock will have some samples of different foods they sell. Nugent Builders can tell you about the good reasons to invest in improving your home now. Four people will win $500 in cash. Why wouldn’t you go? Last year 11,000 people took the time […]

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‘At This Point Nothing is Off the Table’

Rockford City Manager Michael Young spoke to residents on Thursday, March 12 at City Hall about the future of the tannery property. Residents asked about saving jobs, seeking new, clean industry, and other possibilities for the Wolverine properties.

Residents ask tough questions about WWW properties Rockford City Manager Michael Young spoke to residents on Thursday, March 12 at City Hall about the future of the tannery property. Residents asked about saving jobs, seeking new, clean industry, and other possibilities for the Wolverine properties. City leaders invited homeowners adjacent to the properties up for […]

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Presidential Letters Go All the Way to the White House

Zach Juliena and Kameron Ford have a few things to say to President Obama. Their letters will be published in a book and presented to the President.

Who wouldn’t like the chance to steer our highest elected official in the right direction for the United States? For two Meadow Ridge Elementary students, words to the country’s new president are to become a page in history. All three fifth-grade classes at Meadow Ridge took part in a nation-wide project by kidthing, Connecting Kids […]

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