Main Street by Roger Allen, publisherro

The day is here! In this country we have what’s called a “volunteer” system of tax collection. However, if you don’t volunteer, trouble lies ahead. If you didn’t get to it yet, the IRS lets you send in an extension request (deadline, April 15) for filing your return. The catch is, your taxes must be […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

Last minute advice for filing The end of this tax season occurs on Thursday, April 15 for the approximately 80% of all taxpayers who file their tax returns on or before April 15. That still leaves, however, almost 20% who aren’t going to make the filing deadline. What are the consequences of not filing a return? […]

Birthdays — April 17–23

17th Fred Tiensivu 18th Jim Corstange, Melody Elder, Montie Woodard 19th Sandy Herrington, Deanna Richard, Wanda Smith, Anna VanderWall 20th Brooke Didion, Marie Taylor, L. TenHave Chapman, Kathy Wisebeck 21st Sally Armstrong, Nicole Clayton 22nd Kelsy Hackbardt

Women enjoy two special days in downtown Rockford

StayCation offers reasons not to leave town The HEART of Rockford Business Association invites women to grab their girlfriends and head to Rockford for the ultimate StayCation on Friday, April 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thirty downtown Rockford businesses will be offering free samples, […]

News Bits — April 15, 2010

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. announces $200 million share repurchase program, declares quarterly dividend Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) announced that its Board of Directors approved a new share repurchase program at its regularly scheduled meeting February 11, 2010, authorizing up to $200 million in share repurchases. The share repurchases are to be made over […]