Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — June 10, 2010

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Peaceful cousins All chimps are not alike. A related species, bonobo, is smaller, communicates vocally and by gesture, and tends toward peacefulness. Geneticists have found that the bonobo DNA profile is closest to that of humans. (Peacefulness??) Roger Allen, publisher. About 10,000 bonobos exist in the wild in the Congo and nowhere else. As you might guess, they’re an [...]

The Tax Attic — June 10, 2010

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Social Security benefits to dwindle Since The Rockford Squire doesn’t have a writer covering Major League Baseball—and I love baseball—I’m obligated to comment on the Detroit Tigers’ Armando Galarraga’s brush with fame. Galarraga could have had a permanent piece of fame had Umpire Jim Joyce gone to that last eye doctor appointment. But alas and alack, Joyce [...]

News Bits — June 10, 2010

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Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend on tap June 12-13 The Department of Natural Resources and Environment reminds everyone that the summer Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for June 12-13. On Saturday and Sunday, everyone—residents and non-residents—can fish without a fishing license in Michigan. All other fishing regulations apply. Numerous Free Fishing Weekend [...]

Bigneys to celebrate 60th anniversary

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There will be a 60th wedding anniversary surprise party for Winfield and Marie Bigney on Saturday, June 19 from 12 to 5 p.m. at Pioneer Christian Reformed Church, 3110 17 Mile Road, Cedar Springs. No gifts, just your presence please, and remember it is a [...]

Obituaries — June 10, 2010

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Paull Mr. Wilfred “Bill” Paull, age 100, of Rockford went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 2, 2010. He was a 1925 graduate of Rockford High School. His working years were spent with Wolverine World Wide in various capacities from warehousing and manufacturing to supervision and as interplant coordinator for the company’s (scientific) Leather [...]
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