Words on Weather & Climate — May 27, 2010

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The Great Global Warming Blunder Every time I go into a bookstore or library, I can’t get past the first display without noticing all the new books about the so-called catastrophe of global warming. Is there anything available that supports what I consider to be the more correct point of view? Yes, there are quite a few, you just have to look a little harder to find [...]

Becca Ryan receives Aquinas scholarship

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Becca Ryan was recently awarded the R. Paul Nelson full tuition scholarship offered by Aquinas College. Based on high school grade point average and ACT scores, Becca was invited to the Aquinas campus to participate in the Spectrum Scholarship competition along with roughly 250 other students. The testing consisted of multiple choice, team dynamics and essay components. [...]

CARSTAR to make magic happen with largest North American car wash i

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Abracadabra! What can disappear under mountains of soap bubbles and reappear as support for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and kids with cystic fibrosis across North America? It isn’t hocus pocus—it’s the second annual CARSTAR Soaps It Up! car wash, North America’s largest car wash event, which last year set the Guinness World Record for “Most Cars Washed—Multiple [...]

Students see government first hand

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V.I.P. Treatment Students from Sasha Woodard’s second-grade class at Roguewood Elementary School pose with officer Ian Graham at Rockford City Hall in the garage where police keep their vehicles. The kids were wrapping up a Thursday, May 13 tour of City Hall that included the City offices, fire department and police department. The students are part of the Spanish [...]

Class of 1960 to be inducted into Rockford High School’s Golden R Club

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Time flies and it has been 50 years since these fine young men and women graduated from Rockford High School. They are about to be inducted into the Golden R Club at the next RHS reunion. A few are missing, can you help find them? ROCKFORD CLASS OF 1960—(Row 1) Phillip Bonner, Mary Anne Whittall, Robert Matthews, Hildegard Labell, Charles Plambeck, Gracia Sutliffe, [...]
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