Rockford Ace Hardware donates to school landscape project

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Valley View Elementary students wrapped up the year with a beautification project made possible by donations of supplies by Rockford Ace Hardware. According to organizer Katy Nelson, fifth-graders there worked hard putting in eight bags of cedar mulch, eight bags of peat moss, six bags of topsoil, one crab apple tree, two lilac bushes, two spirea bushes, 10 perennials, [...]

School Beat – June 18, 2009

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Laura Featherston Have a safe, enjoyable summer vacation! by LAURA FEATHERSTON Trustee, Board of Education I can’t even believe it. As I write this, there are only five days of school left. It is such a trite thing to say, but it seems like just last week we had our welcome back assembly for the staff, the first day after Labor Day was fast approaching and I was [...]

A Message for You – June 18, 2009

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

A constant among the change by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church Well-known preacher, Charles Spurgeon, once told of a time when he was riding in the country and came upon a farm. As he looked at the barn, he noticed that it had a weather vane on which the arrow had these words inscribed: “God is love.” Spurgeon approached the farmer and [...]

Main Street by Roger Allen publisher – June 18, 2009

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. Starting summer in style The Start of Summer parade was a lot of fun and I didn’t have to walk. My daughter Beth, who now manages the Squire, provided me with a lawn chair on the trailer. In exchange, I had to wear a flowered shirt and a funny hat. Children of staff members ran around throwing candy while I sat and waved at the crowd. Life is [...]

Birthdays – June 20-26

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

20th  Yvonne Alber             Roger Allen             Edith Post   21st    John DeVogel             Jim McDonald             Jim McIntyre             Chi Chi Rogers             Julie Springsteen 22nd Rachael Laage             Margaret Traxler             Meryl Streep   23rd   [...]
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