Letters to the Editor — June 17, 2010

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Dog issue raised by reader Dear Editor, While shopping at the Rockford farm market Saturday, I had to get out of the way of a man with a large Doberman on a leash. The dog was huge and must have weighed over 120 pounds. I reported it to a police officer on site only to learn that the Rockford City Commission had rescinded the no dog rule at the farm market. In my opinion, [...]

Rockford resident wins free window cleaning

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Darolyn Mogg and her husband Brian filled out many giveaway slips at the Rockford Community Expo last March, never expecting to actually win anything. Then they received an e-mail from Brad Carey of Brad’s Window Cleaning, telling them they had won an interior/exterior window cleaning package with an estimated prize value of over $250. “I have never had my windows [...]

Rockford Register — June 17, 2010

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June 14–August 7 KDL Summer Reading Club—Make reading fun and rewarding this summer, and sign up for the “Make a Splash at your Library” Summer Reading Club at any Kent District Library branch—for kids entering grades five and under, readers and pre-readers. For more information visit www.kdl.org.  Friday, June 18 Rockford Summer Jam at the Ted—7 p.m. at the [...]

Words on Weather & Climate

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Putting things in perspective  by CRAIG JAMES  Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Technology has developed some wonderful tools that truly boggle the mind. One of them is a new satellite system called GRACE, which stands for Gravity Recovery And Climate Experiment. It is composed of two satellites flying in formation. Measuring the distance between the two [...]

Start of summer sizzles with Rockford festival

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After some worrisome weather on Friday, June 11, the rest of Rockford’s Start of Summer Celebration took place under perfect sunny conditions. This year’s festivities included a giant cake in honor of the City’s 75th anniversary. It was made by Rockford Police Officer Jason Bradley’s mother, Denise. The cake was unveiled while the Scottville Clown Band performed [...]
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