Gremel awarded Congressional Medal of Merit

Ashley Gremel, awarded the Congressional Medal of Merit, is pictured with Dan Zang, her Rockford High School principal, Superintendent Dr. Michael Shibler and Fred Reusch, her AP calculus teacher.

Rockford senior Ashley Gremel has been recognized by the United States House of Representatives with the highly prestigious Congressional Medal of Merit. Gremel was recognized at a ceremony Saturday, April 17 at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids. Congressman Vern Ehlers stated, “This award is being presented to you in recognition of your […]

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Merengue the night away after free classes

Rockford Ambulance leads the way in popular dance  After this free class, your spouse will be so good you can likely rent them out at the next wedding or visit to a local night club. At least that’s what paramedic and dance instructor Andy Andresen joked about Rockford Ambulance’s upcoming merengue dance classes. Rockford Ambulance […]

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Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher

Poetry Month My grandpa, Wellington Clay, was the poet in the family. He was no Walt Whitman, but he w as all we had. His poetry depended upon light humor, sentimental sentiments, and Americana. He wrote this one in about 1934: I know a little maiden With shapely form divine, All dressed in latest fashion […]

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Birthdays — April 24-30

24th Justine Hernandez, Fred Laage 25th Alicia Bowman 26th Jennifer Caylen, J. TenHave-Chapman, Sheryl Wilson 27th Jamie Hay, Carolyn McCready, Caroline Tyler, Mallorie Joe Webber 28th Mindy Peterson, John Smedes, Patricia Thome 29th Theresa Brown, Angie Dingman, Tami Hjelm, Barbara Markus, Emery Polasek Jr.,Christy Sharpe 30th Sharon Bennett, Caroline Kelley, Jim Reh, Lloyd Streeter

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The Tax Attic — with Jerry Coon

What now? The tax season ended on April 15. The question I now get to answer is what exactly tax professionals like me do for the rest of the year. No, we don’t take the next eight months off, although that does sound good. We do continue to prepare tax returns and we answer lots […]

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