What’s Cooking – Great 20-Minute Meals

by JEANNE BRIGGS In the time it takes to spin a globe, your family can enjoy flavors from around the world with these quick entrees. Take advantage of timesaving food products to stay within the 20-minute time limit. No matter which culinary journey you choose to make, it won’t take very long to get there. […]

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Kimberly responds to reader’s accusations

Dear Editor, As a mother of two young women and the owner of Kimberly’s Boutique in downtown Rockford, I want to defend any store owner who reports a shop lifting experience (with a reputable witness) to the proper authorities. I will also defend strongly our police department, who execute their training to assist the victim […]

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What’s Cooking – Wine and Dine with Friends at Home

by JEANNE BRIGGS Matching the right wine to any dish can be the ultimate way to share a wonderful meal with friends. My new column sponsor, “Rockford Dry Dock” on Courtland St., is waiting to provide you with the wine and I’m here to give you the food to put with your choice. Dry Dock […]

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Rotarians give $5,000 for world water project

Rockford Rotarian Jim Bodenner spearheaded a world water relief effort that has gone global. On Tuesday, September 9, the cause was aided by a significant donation from visiting Rotarians. Guests to Rockford, Dr. Reinhart Köhler and Charlie Hillecke of German’s Wolfsburg-Gifhorn Rotary club, amazed Rockford Rotary with a $5,000 check for the world water efforts. […]

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Classifieds – October 2, 2008

HELP WANTED MA – clinical/clerical experience, part-time/full-time, Plainfield Allergy clinic. We offer work-life balance in a positive team setting with respect for the individual. Fax resume to (616) 988-8512. b38 Customer Service/General Help – Start now, $450 per week and up. Rapidly growing company needs to add help immediately. Permanent positions ready for a change? […]

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