Ric’s Food Center to host Salvation Army collection truck

Tax-deductible donation makes real differences in lives of real people This Saturday, April 16, Rockford area residents will have the opportunity to help others and put a little tax deduction into their finances. A manned Salvation Army truck will be at Ric’s Food Center, 6767 Belding Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to […]

MAIN STREET — by Roger Allen, publisher

Real Housewives I’ve been wanting to write a TV show. I think “Real Housewives of Newaygo County” might be the right title. I hope Hollywood doesn’t get there first. George Washington The conflict in Libya reminds me a bit of the American Revolution. A rag-tag bunch of dissidents is up against the established government and […]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Filing an extension? This is the last tax article I will be writing before the end of the 2010 tax filing season. All individual returns are due to be postmarked or e-filed by midnight on the 18th of April. Returns can be e-filed right up until midnight from any computer, but it’s up to the […]


Through April 16 Rouge River Artists Assciation Exhibit—10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Frame & Mat Shop, 65 Courtland St., Rockford. Thursday, April 14 Rouge River Artists Assciation Reception—6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Frame & Mat Shop, 65 Courtland St., Rockford. Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community […]

A Message for You

What a difference by PASTOR MICHAEL CISLER North Kent Bible Church There is a song made popular in the late 1950s entitled “What a Difference a Day Makes.” I have heard this song used in movies and commercials to support the point of how quickly life can change. Certainly we have experienced this truth in […]