Words on Weather & Climate — January 28, 2010

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IPCC gets it wrong by CRAIG JAMES According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) website, “The Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change is the leading body for the assessment of climate change, established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to provide the world with a clear scientific […]

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Who’s up for a sled race, “eh?”

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 Chandler Woods Academy 6th grade middle school students are. In conjunction with the students’ study of Canada, teachers hosted an outdoor winter carnival where the students raced sleds around the school grounds. Three rounds of races were held throughout the day, and the entire school was encouraged to participate or cheer on their favorite team named […]

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Rockford Register

Thursday, January 28 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. Seniors Unlimited “Out To Lunch Bunch”—Cirque Dreams Illumination at DeVos Hall, Grand Rapids, with lunch (on your own) at The Radisson on the River Front. Cost […]

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Arbor Day Foundation offers free flowering trees

Residents of Michigan who join the Arbor Day Foundation in January 2010 will receive 10 free flowering trees just by becoming a member. The free trees are part of the nonprofit foundation’s Trees for America campaign. For those who join the foundation in January, they will receive two white flowering dogwoods, two flowering crabapples, two […]

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New business brings creative balloon décor, smiles to Rockford

Steve Mattson and Amy Witherspoon proudly announce the grand opening of Creative Distinctions on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 25 Squires Street, Rockford, in the upstairs of the riverfront Merle Norman store. The shop specializes in fun gift baskets and creative balloon décor for all occasions. Witherspoon and Creative Distinctions owner Mattson are excited to offer […]

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