Life-long love of dogs leads trainer to author book

Jeanette Groner has been working with dogs since her brother-in-law introduced her to German and Belgian shepherds when she was just nine years old. The Rockford dog trainer has written a book about dog and child safety. It can be purchased at Amazon or locally at River Valley Veterinary Hospital, 4210 14 Mile Road.

Jeanette Groner hates to hear stories of children attacked by dogs, although it happens every year. She hates it because she believes it doesn’t have to happen. “The dog community needs to step up to the problem,” she said. The Rockford dog trainer took a step in the right direction herself by authoring Child and […]

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Consolata Missionary Sisters take Squire on Italian vacation

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Great minds think alike Recently a group of 24 people from the Rockford/Belmont area made a 14-day pilgrimage to Italy to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Foundation of the Consolata Missionary Sisters. The Consolata Missionary Sisters have a mission to participate in the mission of Christ and share the Good news with all people […]

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Family restaurant booming in downtown Rockford

Cinco de Mayo owner Marco Cuellar with his family, wife Maricela, son Alan, 3 and daughter Aidee, 7, at the Rockford restaurant Wednesday, April 21.

Cinco de Mayo shows off fresh flavor, eye appeal at grand opening Cinco de Mayo restaurant owner Marco Cuellar was looking for a location to open a restaurant in the Rockford area. Meanwhile, building owner Tom Cronkright was doing his own due diligence to find a suitable tenant for his Courtland Street property. “I left […]

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Chandler Woods returns to Science Olympiad

For the second consecutive year, Chandler Woods Charter Academy is moving on to the 2010 Science Olympiad State Tournament sponsored by Michigan State University’s Division of Science and Math Education. More than 450 high school and middle school/junior high teams competed at the Science Olympiad Regional competitions in February and March. Nearly 100 advancing regional teams, […]

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Letters to the Editor—April 29, 2010

Home grown scientist comments on climate column With regards to changes in the frequency and intensity of tropical storms over time, the status of current research is, as you note, inconclusive. The problem of extracting definitive conclusions from the data is complicated by many factors, including the evolution (and variety) of measurement techniques, gaps in […]

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