Fundraiser for young mother with terminal cancer

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

After graduating from Rockford in 1992, Cameron Barr continued his studies at Central Michigan University, where he met the love of his life, Molly Shana Thomas. The Barr Family. Three years ago, Molly was diagnosed with cervical cancer. She had a radical hysterectomy and underwent chemo and radiation. It appeared that the treatment was successful. Molly had even said [...]

Free concert series begins Tuesday, June 15

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

A new season is on for the very popular Huntington Rogue River Blues series offered by Huntington Bank, the City of Rockford and the Rockford Area Arts Commission. On Tuesday, June 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. the public is invited to enjoy the free concert on the banks of the Rogue River at Garden Club Park as the Jimmie Swagger Band kicks off the 10-week summer series. The [...]

Letters to the Editor — June 10, 2010

June 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Structural deficit is for real Dear Editor, Last fall, public schools experienced a reduction of $165 per student, resulting in millions of dollars in reduced state funding, causing staff and program reductions. While I was encouraged to learn that this May’s Revenue Estimating Conference projected a $300 million surplus in the School Aid Fund, I am discouraged and [...]

Baker graduates from United States Naval Academy

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U.S. Navy Ensign Kaitlin J. Baker, daughter of Jim and Louise Baker, graduated with honors from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. on May 28, 2010, and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Ensign Baker successfully completed four years of intensive academic, physical and professional training, resulting in a bachelor of science degree with a [...]

Birthdays — June 12–18

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12th Jordan Orr 13th Frank Berris, Andrew Halliday, Willie Schrier, Bunny Vos, Dylis Wilson 14th Michelle Doane, Betsy Leistner, Rick Maharry 16th Paula Kruer, Dave Ruehs, Bill Throckmorton, Sharon Zapf 17th Mary Liz Chipman, Alma Madges, Sue Morrow, Shirley Richardson, Judy Wilson 18th Gen Waid Tom [...]
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