Rockford bowling teams roll to conference championships

Saturday, Feb. 20, the Rockford bowling teams finished off their OK Red conference season with the boys winning the post season tournament by just one pin (3,673-3,672) over Grandville boys at Fairlanes Lanes, Grandville’s home house. The tournament win, along with their 9-3 record in conference match play, helped the boys capture sole possession of […]

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Classifieds — February 25, 2010

HELP WANTED HOMEMAKER TO MONEYMAKER. Thinking of a change? Highly selective Real Estate company seeks career-minded individuals. Must be willing to work hard and be trained. Call Lew Boersma, Coldwell Banker AJS-Schmidt/Rockford Office, (616) 866-4434.      b08 ______________________ Now hiring: seeking an experienced production supervisor. 1st and/or 3rd shift available. Competitive wages, full benefits, growing company. […]

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Education Blackboard — February 25, 2010

SCHOOL BEAT RPS to utilize SchoolMessenger, another form of communication by DOUG  VANDERJAGT, Principal Rockford Freshman Center Starting in March, Rockford Public Schools (RPS) has signed on with SchoolMessenger, a California-based company that provides notification services for emergency broadcasts, parental outreach and student attendance communications for K-12 education. The system is programmed to call the […]

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What’s Cookin’ — February 25, 2010

Pineapple Epiphany by JEANNE BRIGGS You will not believe what an experience I had in a small store with a jar of pineapple chunks in a spicy syrup. That really got me thinking about what I could do with pineapple, and voila… here’s the result. First of all, it’s not a pine or an apple, […]

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Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — February 18, 2010

  Pandering Grief reigns at the National Zoo. Tai Shah, the cute panda born there almost five years ago, has been repossessed by China. Only about a dozen giant pandas live in U.S. zoos, but China has a bunch of them. Did anyone think of offering to swap the Chinese government a couple of buffalos? […]

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