April 23 2009

A cool ten thou, a new car, a million bucks could be yours

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SHOW YOUR SUPPORT—2009 Committee Members (l-r) John Decker of John Decker Chevrolet, Inc.; Bob Kleinsteiber of LSS Holdings; Jason Rop of Blakeslee, Fry and Scales PC; Lance Carlson of New York Life Insurance Company; Tim Offer of National City Bank; Kristi Robins of Comerica Bank; and Juan Martinez representing Blythefield Country Club. Camera shy—Thom Arends of [...]

Two injured in rollover crash

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CRASH CAUSES INJURIES—A rollover accident rerouted traffic at Northland Drive and 14 Mile in the early afternoon Monday. The construction at Northland Drive and 14 Mile may have played a part in a rollover accident Monday, April 20. According to the Michigan State Police, an 85-year-old woman from Pierson was driving her Oldsmobile eastbound on M-57 about 12:30 p.m. [...]

Letters to the Editor-April 23, 2009

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Disappointed with handling of tannery closing I am just writing to let you know that I worked at the tannery for 22 years, my last day of work was Thursday. At that point, Wolverine World Wide, a company that had a 96 million dollar profit last year, has not made a severance package to any of its employees. I think that is pretty despicable. Since the day we were told of [...]

Rockford Chamber welcomes new members

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CHAMBER LEADERS—Board of Directors from L to R as follows: Char Bouwkamp (D & W Fresh Market), Bobbi Lindeman (Wolverine World Wide, Inc.), Vice President Dr. Carl Stites (Stites Eye Care), Jeff Lewis (Fluis, Inc.), Candy Lancioni (Aunt Candy’s Toy Company), Andy Tidey (The Corner Bar), President Polly VonEschen (Baskets in the Belfry), Steve Hallead (Independent [...]

Main Street-April 23, 2009

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Roger Allen, publisher Barbary Pirates For almost 1,000 years years, until the early nineteenth century, Islamic pirates from North Africa raided shipping vessels in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. They also destroyed villages and towns along the coasts, making some of them nearly uninhabitable. They took prisoners and sold many of them into slavery. Some [...]
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