Birthdays — May 8-14

8th Lori J. Mackie, Jacqueline Woods 9th Bernie Smith 10th Bill Antor, Jack Cook, Jodi Hay, Linda Martinson, Gary Pratt, Delores Quinn, Gerry Riemersma 11th Stan Hone 12th Paul Des Noyers, Ralph R. Smith, Bill Troy 13th Harold Martinson, Michael Richard, Tyler TenBrink, Esther Waller 14th David Dingman, Chuck Pearson, Connie Potter, Lynda Ringelberg

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The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — May 6, 2010

More on cost of health, nursing care Last week, I began a discussion on the subject of the costs of health and nursing care and how we are going to pay for that cost during retirement. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the blunt fact is that taxpayers age 65 and over […]

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Rockford Register — May 6, 2010

Thursday, May 6 Rockford Historical Society Meeting—7 p.m. at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Nancy Wood and Mary Anne Burns will speak. Hosts will be Carlene Stamp and Joan Bunn. Thur.–Sun., May 6–9 Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament—5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thur./Fri., and 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Sat./Sun. at […]

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Tim Robbins’ ‘Dead Man Walking’ to hit Rockford stage

“Dead Man Walking,” a play written by actor/director Tim Robbins—who also directed the 1995 Oscar-winning film—is a gripping drama that tells the true story of Sister Helen Prejean’s remarkable journey alongside convicted killer Matthew Poncelet as he faces his impending execution. The play will be performed at the Rockford Fine Arts Auditorium May 6-8 at […]

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A Message for You — May 6, 2010

by PASTOR RON AULBACH BridgeWay Community Church You ever notice how air travel brings out the best in people? I used to be that road warrior, and my job took me on trains, planes and automobiles every week. I loved it—thrived on it, actually. Today, I wonder how I even tolerated it. Recently I caught […]

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