A Message for You — April 29, 2010

Your way, or God’s way? by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church A little boy was having difficulty in learning the alphabet. He just couldn’t get his ABCs in the right order. One day, after a particularly stressful learning session with his mother, in which very little was accomplished, the little boy complained, “Mom, […]

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Hoskins named Geographic Bee semifinalist by National Society

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For several years Algoma Christian School has participated in the Michigan Geographic Bee. For the first time ever, a student from the school has earned his way as a semifinalist. Seventh-grader Jacob Hoskins, son of Dan and Laureen Hoskins, has been notified by the Natioah through eighth-grade students throughout the state to determine each school’s […]

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Words on Weather & Climate — April 29, 2010

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What’s the name of that volcano? by CRAIG JAMES I imagine the people from Iceland have been driven to fits of hysterical laughter when they hear broadcasters trying to pronounce the name the volcano that has been erupting in their country. It is spelled “Eyjafjallajoekull.” You can hear someone from Iceland pronounce it on a […]

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Local artists hold show this Saturday

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Visitors are invited to view a wide variety of local art Saturday, May 1. This is the second year the Rogue River Artists Association (RRAA) will hold its spring Sale/Show at The Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St. Rockford. The hours of the show are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday May 1. The artist group has […]

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Local girl competes for Miss Pre-Teen Grand Rapids/Lansing title

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Rachael Nemic of Rockford was recently selected to participate in Nationals’ 2010 Miss Pre-Teen Grand Rapids/Lansing pageant competition that will take place on May 15, 2010. Rachael learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition as Nationals, Inc. announced their selections on Monday afternoon. Rachael submitted an application and took part in an interview session […]

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