April 1 2009

Angel Food is unconditional food for everyone

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Ray Wenzel oversees the unloading of Angel Food. by RICH ZECK When you go to the store to shop for groceries and spend $30, you get $30 worth of food.  This sounds reasonable. But what if I told you, you could spend $30 on food and get $60 worth of food? Sounds too good to be true? It is true and you can do it right here in Rockford. Rockford Baptist Church is the local [...]

Two shot after fleeing sheriff deputies, driving at officer

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The Kent County forensic van is shown at the scene of the shooting Thursday, March 26. A Cannon Township resident with a long history of traffic accidents fled a sheriff’s deputy and was eventually shot after appearing to try to run over the deputy. Deputy Joe Glynn attempted to pull over Christopher Imelmann, age 46, on Belding Road about 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, [...]

HUGE broadcast at Corner Bar for Tigers opening day

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On Friday, April 10, the Corner Bar will swing into spring with a daylong event featuring the HUGE show’s Bill Simonson and a WBBL live radio broadcast. On Friday, April 10, a day-long event at the Corner Bar will celebrate the opening baseball game and air live on local station WBBL and on eleven affiliates, broadcasting across the state of Michigan. Simonson is a [...]

Tannery to close May 15

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‘We hope to accomplish this closing with the least possible disruption to our employees.’ by BETH ALTENA Wolverine World Wide notified tannery workers on Friday, March 20 of the closing of the Rockford tannery on May 15, 2009. In a letter titled WARN Notification to Union dated March 16, the letter stated that the purpose of the letter was pursuant to the [...]

Rockford Post Office loses ‘one of the best’

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by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Andrew Shears Andrew Shears has been going to work to the Rockford Post Office everyday for the past 30 years But come Friday, April 3, Shears will don his postal blues for the last time. Shear’s supervisor, Fred Farage, said that the person who replaces Shears will have some very big shoe’s to fill. “One of the things about Andrew is [...]
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