Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — October 14, 2010

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Out of Iraq They say the long war is over in Iraq. It started with a sweep of military might, which left the enemy army in shambles. Then we took over the job of turning the country into a democracy and rebuilding the damage from the war. It’s all over now and we didn’t do such a good job of it. They are still killing each other for religious or political reasons and [...]

North Kent Service Center changes name

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by JUDY REED It’s been around for almost 38 years, serving the northern Kent county community—from 6 mile north to the county line—with food, shelter, utilities support, clothing, counseling and more. Technically known as the Rockford community services center, it began being called the North Kent service center sometime in the 1980s. However, effective October 1, [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — October 14, 2010

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Integrity is a way of life My minister at Rockford Reformed Church, Rick Tigchon, sometimes hits a “grand slam” of a sermon. Since the baseball playoffs are in full swing, I thought I would borrow one of its terms to describe his wonderful sermon given to us this last Sunday. Since the Lions finally won a game, I know I should be using a football term. But I love [...]

Birthdays — October 16–22

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16th Corey Barton, Norraine Fix, Ken Fusee, Cole Karrip  17th Jim Bennor 18th Melissa Posci, Helen Poulias, Mark Williams  19th Beth Colvin, Joyce Torrey, Kristie Lynn Zapf  20th Ryan DeLarme, Millie Thorton, Caroline Ward  21th Jason Barton, Virginia Fowle, Faye Nelson  22nd Joanne Cooper, Kathy Rule, Todd [...]

Letter to the Editor

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Granholm thanks Squire reporters Dear Cliff and Nancy, What a treat to read of your Mackinac Bridge walk experience. Thank you for sharing it with me and The Rockford Squire world! Michigan is lucky to have you! I hope your experience inspires others to do the walk. You both are the essence of Pure Michigan! Gratefully, Jennifer M. [...]
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