Belmont Elementary School’s Anna Kurtz, an Example in Excellence

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Musical, creative student is a natural writer and helper Anna Kurtz, 10, is the daughter of Leonard and Kathleen Kurtz and sister to Emily and Taryne. “Anna shows initiative in class by being a good helper where she’s needed,” report Anna’s teachers. “She is very responsible, exceeding expectations in assignments. She is also considerate to […]

Comcast employees volunteer to clean up White Pine Trail

Chris McGraw, of Comcast, was recognized by State Representative Peter MacGregor, who is pictured with Friends of the White Pine Trail Chairman Dave Heyboer. Annually Comcast employees volunteer their time to a White Pine Trail clean up day. Photo by Karen Salyer of Karen J. Photography.

Morning option for would-be Rotarians stuck at work at noon

Not everyone can go to a service club meeting in the middle of a workday. Rockford Rotary Club has been meeting at 12:10 p.m. at the Rockford Community Cabin for more than 50 years. However, now there is an alternative meeting time at 7:00 a.m. at the Rockford High School. “Finally, I can join Rotary!” […]

MEMORIALS

In Loving Memory Stephen J. May July 1, 1992–April 28, 2010 A tragic accident took you, From those who love you dear. We miss you every moment, It doesn’t seem a year. Please know you’re not forgotten, Your spirit does remain. Your ELE lives on, And supports us through the pain. ELE—Everybody Love Everybody!   […]

Ward and Richardson re-team up in barber business

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Their dads graduated from Rockford High School together in 1937 and Dean  Richardson joked that he was cutting hair since Doug Ward, of Ward’s Hair Place, was in diapers. Now the two are back in the barber business together. “Actually I was cutting hair in Rockford when Doug was in Vietnam,” Richardson corrected. Ward wants […]