Birthdays

February 6—17 6th Leah Mawby 7th Barry Bell Jr., Robert Carter, Jim Swanland 8th Ed Ault, Marie Ault, Kathy Klawieter, Mark Palmer, Gloria Spalding 9th Kris Nylaan 10th Louise Campbell, Sue Swanland 11th Ethel Steakley 12th Betty Cantile, Dolly Kronemeyer, Shanna Smallegan

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Main Street — by Roger Allen, publisher

Phil’s okay! PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) had concerns that the annual Groundhog Day celebration in Punxsutawney, Penn., was stressful for Punxsutawney Phil, the centerpiece groundhog. They wanted to replace him with some kind of robot. Well, I know Phil. I visited him at his home in the library window in downtown […]

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The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

What exactly can be done if you receive a 1099-MISC as a subcontractor when you think you should receive a W-2 as an employee? Receiving a 1099-MISC is not always a negative, but as my discussion of last week pointed out, we just have to say the tax implications are immense. But, regardless of the […]

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Letters to the Editor — February 4, 2010

letter-Wybranowski

Reader thanks Craig James Dear Editor, I would like to thank Mr. Craig James for casting some light onto the activities of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It is nice to know when the public is being manipulated. It’s disconcerting to hear that a world-renowned and respected authority on climate change admits to […]

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Broadway visits RHS to benefit Habitat for Humanity

Todd Zamarripa

Michigan native and Broadway actor, Todd Zamarripa, will perform live at the Rockford Fine Arts Auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7:00 p.m. The one-time event, Back to Broadway!, will include several hit musical numbers performed by Zamarripa, and will also feature excerpts from Rockford’s upcoming musical, Les Miserables, sung by both Zamarripa and the […]

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