The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

April 15 around the corner It’s Master’s week. For a large number of golfers, this tournament, the first major of the year, gets the ball rolling for golf. Everything is perfect at the Masters. Augusta National Golf Club is among the most beautiful golf courses on this Earth. The flowers are perfect; there are always birds […]

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Girl Scouts celebrate Thinking Day 2010

Members of Brownie Troop 3360, (l–r) Iris Sneden-Smith, Aleiyah Nelson, Kaithlyn Myckowiak and Elizabeth Kinney, show off their paper flower hair decorations they made at the Mexican booth.

Over 100 Rockford Girl Scouts, leaders and parents gathered together at Our Lady of Consolation (OLC) to celebrate the 84th Annual World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) Thinking Day on Saturday, Feb. 27. This special day is celebrated around the world as Girl Scouts and Girl Guides set aside time to think […]

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News Bits — April 8, 2010

City to flush hydrants The City of Rockford will be conducting the bi-annual Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance Program beginning April 12, 2010. This process will be completed by April 30, 2010. During this time you may notice an occasional decrease in water pressure and possibly some slight cloudiness in the water. Most residents will see […]

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Anniversaries

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Weirs celebrate 50th Stan and Joan Weir of Rockford are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Monday, April 12, 2010. They were married on April 12, 1960, at First Reformed Church in Grand Haven, Mich. Their children are Scott and Tracy Weir of Rockford and Tom and Marcy Engelsman of Grand Haven. Their grandchildren are Austin, […]

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Another Bishop Hills resident celebrates amazing milestone birthday

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“Move over, Mary Carpenter [106], I’m right behind you!” said Thelma Golaher, who celebrates her 104th birthday on April 8, 2010. It was thought that there was something special in the Rockford water. But now it is believed it’s the loving care lavished by the staff of Bishop Hills Elder Care Community that plays a […]

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