New store offers locally-made gifts, candy bouquets

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Karen’s Candy and Gifts owner Karen Elliott is thrilled with her shop location at 8450 Algoma Avenue NE, Suite C near Little Sack Grocery off Ten Mile Road. She is also happy to open a shop that offers a unique product—candy and silk floral bouquets—and locally-crafted items for gifts or home. Her store opened on August 2, but they are celebrating a grand opening [...]

Second-grader donates hair to Locks of Love

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rebecca Loker, 7, a second-grader at Roguewood Elementary School, is in the Spanish Immersion program. She has a very big heart and decided to donate her hair to a sick little girl who did not have hair. Loker had her hair cut at Design 1 on Plainfield and donated nine inches to Locks of [...]

Youngsters find first geocache at Squire

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

On a beautiful afternoon on Friday, August 6, Logan Lovall, 8, and sister Ava, 4, found their first-ever geocache at the Rockford Squire newspaper. Free since 1871 is the name of the cache and refers to the age of the business and that we are a free publication. The geocache is free, too. Ava is putting in a coin and taking out a pretty ring. Our cache is small, the size [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

NKSC donations now qualify for Michigan tax credit The Michigan Treasury Department works year round. It may be a slimmed-down version compared to the tax season, but those working seem to be working hard. Those of us in the professional tax business see evidence of their efforts from time to time. Usually a taxpayer will receive a letter or some correspondence from [...]

Eva Hammerlind celebrates 90th Birthday

September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

On September 22, 2010 Eva Ilene (Wainright) Hammerlind will celebrate her 90th birthday. She was born September 22, 1920 in Grand Rapids. Eva was married to Arthur Hammerlind now deceased. Her children are Judy and Jim DeBruyn, Jan and Paul Willis and Ken and Gale Hammerlind. Their will be an open house for Eva on September 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plainfield [...]
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