April 19 2012

Rockford Brewing Company promises to be worth the wait

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Standing behind an imaginary main floor glass window that will soon reveal the gleaming stainless steel workings of Rockford Brewing Company’s “Brew House” are brewery partners (L to R) Jeff Sheehan, Brien Dews, and Seth Rivard. The devils in the details and each and every day the partners go over a punch list of “to-do’s”. Photo by [...]

Rockford sends 14 teams to Odyssey of the Mind state finals

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This Cannonsburg Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind team is one of 24 teams that took part in competition the weekend of March 24 and 25. The team members are (pictured l–r) Carli Kelley, Hallie McClelland, Claire Danko, Gena Laurent, Megan Witte, Masy Folcik and Emma LaPlante. Fourteen Rockford Odyssey of the Mind teams will be competing at Davenport University in [...]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

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Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” North Korea, Syria and Iran represent a few more wars our country could stay out of. If you’re in favor of war, skip down to the jokes. My own low approval of war comes from a long life that goes back so far that for most people it’s only “history.” My military service was spent in Korea in [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

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Emancipation Day extends tax deadline Jerry Coon This is always one of the more enjoyable articles that I write. The tax season has just ended. That sentence says it all for people like me, who make a living in the world of preparing tax returns. We all get a chance to take a deep breath and see exactly what has happened in the surrounding world in the last [...]

BIRTHDAYS — April 21–27

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21 Sally Armstrong, Nicole Clayton 22 Mia Bozek, Kelsy Hackbardt 24 Roma Appall, Cheryl Delano, Randy Haveman, Justine Hernandez Fred Laage, Ginny Mikita 25 Alicia Bowman, Dan Nash 26 Jenny Carlen, J. TenHave-Chapman, Karene Crane, Sheryl Wilson 27 Jamie Hay, Carolyn Macready, Caroline Tyler, Mallorie Joe [...]
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