News Bits — May 13, 2010

Discover cool plants at Howard Christiansen Nature Center Discover the pretty wildflowers and cool plants (55 kinds!) that grow at Howard Christensen Nature Center with interpretive instructor Kare Greenup at the center’s “I Spy Cool Plants” program on May 8, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Learn about what animals and people do with these plants—fun […]

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Annual Rockford Garden Club Plant Sale

On Saturday, May 22, Rockford Garden Club members will sell their home grown assortment of “garden goods” including perennials, ground covers, small bushes/shrubs, annuals, herbs, bulbs and vines. Members will be on hand, many are Master Gardeners, to answer questions and assist with your gardening questions and selections. Funds earned from the plant sale go […]

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Words on Weather & Climate — May 13, 2010

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Snowfall by CRAIG JAMES I didn’t see any snowflakes in our area this past Saturday, May 8, but they weren’t far away. There was a light dusting on the ground Saturday morning as far south as Cadillac. Farther north, up to four inches fell east of Atlanta in Montmorency County with considerable damage to tree […]

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Letters to the Editor — May 13, 2010

Honesty the Rockford Way Dear Editor, Too often the letter section of papers is used to criticize, accuse, complain and air grievances. I too have been guilty of this and today I had an experience that, sadly, is all too uncommon. I have been out of work for several months, and have had zero success […]

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Rockford girls varsity tennis wins one, loses one

Lindsay Gauger displays winning form against Grand Haven, posting a 6-3, 6-0 victory.

Prior to the Monday, May 3 match-up against Grand Haven, the Bucs presented the Rams with a card signed by their entire team expressing their condolences for the unexpected loss of classmate Stephen May. The kind gesture from the Grand Haven team was very much appreciated by the Ram team, coach and parents. A memorial […]

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