Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — November 4, 2010

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Pretty scary The scary election commercials are over and now we’re back to the regular dumb TV commercials. That’s the good news. Despite new people in office, nothing much will change. That’s the bad news. Roger Allen, publisher. Subprime Court I agree with Richard Jackson Jr. (Rockford) that we don’t need big corporations promoting candidates with huge sums. The [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — November 4, 2010

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The Great Lakes Storm of 2010 by CRAIG JAMES  Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist The major storm that affected much of the United States the last week of October was certainly one for the record books, but given its intensity, I think it produced far less damage than was expected. The storm first impacted the West Coast with very heavy rain and high winds, [...]

Youthful Lions Club candidates volunteer in clean-up efforts at Rockford’s Pioneer Cemetery

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by CLIFF and NANCY HILL  Lions Clubs International (LCI) is the world’s largest community service organization with 1.3 million members. There are more than 45,000 Lions Clubs in approximately 200 countries and geographic areas. All Lions Clubs and their members share a common dedication to helping people in need. Rockford area teens (l–r) Kory Navarro, all Leo Club [...]

Rockford Rams begin drive to Ford Field

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Rockford takes on Traverse City West in pre-districts  by TIM COOPER  On Friday, Oct. 29, 256 teams throughout the state, divided into eight divisions, began the run to the state championship, which will be held at Ford Field in Detroit on Thanksgiving weekend. This year’s playoff opener marked the fifth time the Rockford Rams and the Traverse City West Titans have [...]

Rams take second at water polo regional

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Rockford moves on to defend state title  The Rockford boys water polo team claimed second place in the Michigan Water Polo Association (MWPA) West Regional championship held at East Kentwood High School last weekend. The Rams now move on to the MWPA state tournament, where they will need three wins against top opponents to repeat as state champions. All Region First Team [...]
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