Be on the lookout for pink teeth

Pink teeth are popping up everywhere in the Rockford area. And it’s all because of one orthodontist Dr. Mark Brieden. “We’re having a lot of fun with it. My wife, Dixie, came up with the idea and, with the help of the whole staff, we’re doing something positive to help fight breast cancer,” said Brieden. “We […]

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Words on Weather & Climate

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Global Sea Ice by CRAIG JAMES Last week I wrote about the Arctic Sea ice extent and how it was very likely to have been significantly lower in the past than during the recent period of satellite observations begun in 1979. Let’s take a look today at the sea ice extent on a global scale, […]

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Secretary of State visits Rockford Boy Scouts

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Michigan’s Secretary of State, Terri Lynn Land, was the guest speaker recently at the weekly meeting of Rockford Boy Scout Troop 264. After congratulating the Scouts on their upcoming 100th anniversary, Land informed the Scouts that her office sends out the official congratulatory letter from the state of Michigan for Scouts achieving the rank of […]

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Dinner celebrates culture, diversity

About 100 people gathered at the Wolverine World Wide Family YMCA for the Rockford Diversity Committee’s annual Bridges Dinner to share great food and to learn about different cultures. While Michele Lussky showed the kids some fun games that celebrated diversity, the adults listened to Martha Gonzalez-Cortes, CEO of the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, […]

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Rockford girls soccer wins league opener

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by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The Rockford girls soccer team opened the league season with a formidable win against Hudsonville Friday night, April 16, but against non-league opposition last week, they faltered. The Rams, now 2-2 overall, beat the visiting Eagles 4-1, taking advantage of four different scorers on the blustery, cold night at Rams Stadium. On […]

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