April 30 2009

Rockford man’s ‘humanly impossible’ task saving lives

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“BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST”—Dave Bowman (top left) brought his extended family to see the hospital he dreamed of and worked toward for nearly a decade. PRETTY IN PINK—A Sudanese soldier waits as Sarah Hammond paints his fingernails for him during her spring break visit to Sudan, the largest country on the African continent. by BETH ALTENA What did you do for [...]

Little to fear from asbestos, state says of Main Street demolition

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by BETH ALTENA It probably wasn’t a good idea to stand and watch the demolition of a Main Street property said Bob Christmas of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), but it’s unlikely it was dangerous. Christmas said it was not determined yet whether there was asbestos in the house or in the siding, but either way believes the possibility of illness [...]

Usher in May at the Four Store Event and help fill NKSC Food Pantry

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Back row: (l.-r.) Jan Wallace, Barb Stein, Polly VonEshen, Kim Smith, and (front row): Char Bouwkamp display items for the Four Store Event. Event to be held May 1-2 in the Rockford Rotary Pavilion Feel like celebrating spring with a bit of fresh air-and a fresh new look- but you don’t want to break the bank or wait for the July sidewalk sales? Fret no more! Just [...]

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn to be performed

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  A GRAND PERFORMANCE—Emily Wilburn as Becky Thatcher and Harrison Witt as Tom Sawyer The Rogue River Community Theatre will be presenting “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn” a comedy/drama on Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m. and Saturday May 2 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Rockford Freshman Center, 4500 Kroes Street, Rockford. Tickets are adults $8 and students $3. [...]
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