MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Give thanks A long time ago the citizens and the immigrants gathered for dinner. They were thankful to have plenty to eat and to be together in peace. Roger Allen, publisher. And how’s everything now? Not too bad for most of us immigrants and descendents. We’re recovering from a recession sometimes compared with the Great Depression of the 1930s. Most of us can afford [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Be thankful This has not been the greatest of deer seasons. One good thing is that I get to spend some time with two of my Central Michigan University (CMU) roommates, Gary McCrimmon and his brother Grant, along with Gary’s son Jason, Grant’s son Scott, and another long-time friend, Jim Melvin. As far back as the 1970s, Gary, Grant and I have gone fishing and hunting [...]

BIRTHDAYS — November 27–December 2

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

27th Michael Albano, Alex Bartish, Donna Callahan, Jenny Emelander, MacKenzie English, Jonathan Ferguson, Ken Traxler  28th Heather Barton  29th Angie Bandemer, Mycaha Heintz, Zoey Heintz, Paulene Stegehuis  30th Pat Breihof, Jill Fowle  DECEMBER  1st Rosie Priebe, Bonnie Rewa, Gerrit TenBrink  2nd Barry Bell, Nadine Hayes, Barb Ohnsman, Joan [...]

Lady Rams cross-country earns Academic All State honors

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Rockford girls cross-country team’s academic performance matched its athletic performance when they were honored for having the third highest team grade-point average (GPA) of the 27 teams that competed at the Michigan High School Athletic Association Anna Bos (MHSAA) state finals on Saturday, Nov. 6. The Lady Rams raced to a third-place team finish, which continued [...]

Rams Practice Players of the Week

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Rams defended their home turf Friday night, Nov. 12, against the Panthers of West Ottawa to earn a district championship with the score of 35-13. Coach Ralph Munger was glad to get the win—he sent the Practice Players of the Week with the big time bakery truck. The offensive Practice Player of the Week is Kevin Schremp (left). “Kevin works extremely hard and [...]
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