Year of the Ram sales nearing conclusion

August 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

Businesses, groups need to move fast to make history  The Rockford Public School goal was to have 40 unique ram statues to “unleash” at a downtown celebration during Harvest Festival . The nearly life-sized sculptures are created from melted PVC plastic and will not deteriorate, even if displayed outdoors. Jamie Hosford, Superintendent of Human Resources at RPS said [...]

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford surpasses goal

August 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford, Saturday, Aug. 21, was another success in both the well-run race and the amount of money raised for Project Parent MD for a cure for muscular dystrophy. The day of the race results were over $77,000, exceeding the goal of $75,000 organizers had set for the twelfth annual event. Rockford’s Josh Miller about to cross the finish line in [...]

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — August 26, 2010

August 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

Done with oil The Gulf spill is pretty well over, and so is our little spill in Michigan. Now we can get on with other things. The immigration fuss in Arizona seems to be on hold; we are moving out of Iraq. The pressing news now is Afghanistan and Pakistan. We really have no business fighting a guerilla war there. It’s almost impossible to win a war with [...]

Birthdays — August 28–September 3

August 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

28th Alyssa Armstrong, Zachary Bearinger, Meg Brennan, Zachary Hone, Pat Kinney, Amanda Klein  29th Matthew Barton, Robert Hevia-Carter, Chad Elder, Russ Osbun  30th Courtney Corvers, Joanne Polasek 31st Paul Bartlett Sr., Scot Hay, Kelly McLelllan, Michael Reeds, Ken Rowley, Bob Tidey  SEPTEMBER 1st Millie Groen, Sarah McLellan, Scott Pratt 2nd Wanette [...]

The Tax Attic — by Jerry Coon — August 26, 2010

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Business federal tax rules revised  The Internal Revenue Service is keeping busy this summer. In a previous article, I discussed various court cases that involved the IRS and taxpayers. Auditing taxpayers is one way the IRS keeps busy. Those audits from time to time develop into court cases. Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Another manner of staying busy is by revising the [...]
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