Rockford Register—April 15, 2010

Thursday–Sunday, April 15–18 Texas Hold ‘em Tournament Fundraiser—5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on April 15 and 16 and 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. on April 17 and 18 at Westwood at the Crossing on West River Drive. Hosted by Meadow Ridge Elementary as a fundraiser for the school and for families in need. Friday– Saturday, April 16–17 Blood […]

A Message For You—April 15, 2010

Dying: disappointing not devastating Pastor Jon Huizenga, River Rock Church My dad was disappointed to die. He died at 70 from a disease discovered about 6 months earlier. His own father had died at age 95, so my dad had expected more time. He was disappointed, but he was not devastated. I remember a phone […]

Police offer new notification system

The Rockford Police Department has launched NIXLE, a community notification system, to provide important information to residents instantly through e-mail and, cell phone text messages. The NIXLE system is currently being used in other cities across the country with great success. Chief Dave Jones feels that bringing NIXLE to Rockford is valuable because it allows […]

Rockford Garden Rockford Garden Club invites the public to hear about hummingbirds

On Tuesday, April 27, the Rockford Garden Club will hold their April meeting featuring Deb Lea from Birdwatchers Marketplace, 4981 Plainfield, Grand Rapids  She will present, Care & Feeding of Hummingbirds. She will also discuss new types of feeders made locally. The meeting will be held at the United Methodist Church, Community Room, 159 Maple, Rockford, […]

Letters to the Editor — April 15, 2010

Dear Editor, I want to thank everyone involved in the Grill One Eleven gift certificate give-away. It was a fun winter pick-me-up to enter the contest and the food that my husband and I enjoyed was fantastic! Thanks again, Leta Holloway