Birthdays — January 23–29, 2010

23rd Trish Cutler 24th Fran Bartlett, Lila Giddings, Mercedes Greenland, Vivian Hood 25th Marie Cain, Lisa Danielski, Tootie Hathaway, Emily Laage, Steve Lachniet, Bill Throckmorton, Wilma Throckmorton 26th Harriet Jewell 27th Thom Arends, Courtney Klinger, Mary Rose Mawby, Greg Main, Howard Shanken 28th Linda Berris, Tom Hone, Carly Olson, Jack Palazzolo, Bernice Terry

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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon — January 21, 2010

How to choose a tax preparer The big news last week was that the Internal Revenue Service was going to start regulating currently “unregulated” tax preparers. “Unregulated” tax preparers are defined as all tax preparers that are not enrolled agents (EAs), certified public accountants (CPAs), or attorneys. Those three classes of preparers are allowed to […]

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News Bits — January 21, 2010

Hens, ice rink maybe coming soon to Rockford A local resident has asked the City of Rockford to revitalize ice skating in the old mill pond located off Rum Creek Trail between Monroe and Courtland streets in downtown Rockford. A City skating rink near the Community Cabin was closed last year due to repeated vandalism […]

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Letters to the Editor — January 21, 2010

Abortion is not health care Dear Editor, Unless the final healthcare bill includes Stupak-like language, government subsidized insurance coverage for abortion is still a reality. Abortion is not healthcare, as the abortion industry would like Americans to believe, and it should not be mandated under any health insurance plan, especially one that Americans will be forced […]

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Sheriff Stelma stresses snowmobile safety

Due to the arrival of winter conditions this year, Sheriff Lawrence Stelma reminds snowmobile riders to take extra precautions on the new fallen snow. Because it can take two weeks or more of below-freezing temperatures for the ice on lakes, streams and ponds to freeze thick enough to support a snowmobile, Sheriff Stelma urges riders […]

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