Rockford dancers take top honors in Chicago

The Rockford School of Dance Junior team

The competitive dancers at Rockford School of Dance (RSOD) have once again claimed top honors at the annual DanceAmerica regional competition in Chicago. Dancers from across the Midwest came to the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Ill., to compete in the varied dance categories. RSOD is thrilled with their success, as all their dance numbers have […]

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Wild game dinner offered

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Algoma Baptist Church’s Annual Wild Game Dinner will be held on Saturday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in the church gym. The speaker this year is Vern Oosterhouse, who is a hunting and fishing guide in Alaska. He will tell about and show pictures of his experiences. Tickets are $5. To purchase or reserve tickets, […]

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Man arrested for illegal circumcisions

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On March 2, 2010, Thomas Alan Heugel, age 56, of Sparta was arrested and charged with Health Profession-Unauthorized Practice and Occupational Code-Performance Occupation Without a License. Heugel was performing circumcisions on adult male subjects, as well massages and body piercing. He portrayed himself as a medical doctor to his patients and performed these procedures at […]

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Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — March 11, 2010

Finally! It looks like we may see a health insurance reform bill get through Congress. It won’t be what the President wanted, and not what the Republicans wanted. He wants reform; they seem to want nothing at all—except to please the insurance companies and make the President look ineffective. We’ll get the mangled version of […]

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Birthdays — March 13-19

13th Chris Bell, Sean McLellan, Nanci Oostdyk, Walt Wagner 17th Dick Pierce, Jenni Ruehs, Mitchell R. Thome, Ryan Winicki 18th Dee Cusack, Shirley Pearson, Marc Tidey 19th Jean Moerman

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