Birthdays — March 6–12, 2010

7th Shannon Ainsworth, Wolf Dittmer, Jack Larson, Shayla Thomas, Alice VanLuinen 8th Kelsi Briggs, Jack Maher, Tracy Thornsberry 9th Pete Baer, Pat Palmer 10th Jack Andrews, Brandi Haik, Irene Nelson, Betty Sharpe 11th Clayton Andrews, Eric Nelson, Willie Bradley 12th Chris Bearinger, Laura Corstange, Evelyn May

[Continue reading…]

Lakes kids ‘fill buckets’ with blankets

Lakes-blankets1

This year the students at Lakes Elementary School have been working on a new concept: bucket-filling. “Bucket fillers” are those who help without being asked, give hugs and compliments, and generally spread their love and good feelings to others. In contrast, “bucket dippers” rob us of happy feelings by refusing to help with a task […]

[Continue reading…]

Rockford Register — March 4, 2010

Thursday, March 4 Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting—7 p.m. at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Guest speakers will be Eleanor Palmer and Stan Hone of Rockford Lions Club on the history of the Lions. Fri.–Sat., March 5–6 Auditions for “Hamlet & Eggs”—Friday from 6:30 to 3:30 p.m., and Saturday, from 10 a.m. […]

[Continue reading…]

A Message for You — March 4, 2010

My dream marriage by PASTOR RON AULBACH BridgeWay Community Church What makes a great marriage? How would a person know if they were really experiencing the dream marriage that they signed up for? Why do some marriages thrive, while others fizzle or flame out? I thought these would be good questions to wrestle with now […]

[Continue reading…]

Electrical fire damages home

Photo by J.REED

by JUDY REED   Wiring in need of repair may have been the cause of a fire in Algoma Township Monday morning. Algoma Township firefighters were dispatched to 10880 Algoma, just north of 13 Mile, just before 9 a.m. this morning on a possible electrical fire. Dispatch said the house was filling with smoke. Sparta […]

[Continue reading…]