April 30 2009

Hide and go seek: Outdoor sport heats up in warm weather

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SIGNING THE LOG—Mark and Bevie Schmidt find a geocache on Roger Allen’s property. Most caches are on public land, such as parks, but some private property owners enjoy the fun of watching people find the caches. by Roger Allen Have you heard about “letterboxing”? It’s an organized game of following clues to find items that other participants have [...]

Crosby receives honors at Wittenberg University

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Emma Crosby of Rockford was one of several students inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society at Wittenberg University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 17, 2009. Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that seeks to recognize and encourage scholarship among first-year college women. Selection is based entirely on achieving a 3.5 cumulative [...]

Local student goes Greek at Albion College

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Local student Taylor Harding recently pledged Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Albion College. Tau Kappa Epsilon was founded at Illinois Wesleyan University in 1899. The “Tekes” support the Special Olympics. Harding is a sophomore at Albion College. He is the son of David and Megan Harding of Rockford and a graduate of Rockford High School. Albion College [...]

School Beat, April 30, 2009

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Enjoy the moment by DOUG HOOGERLAND Principal, Crestwood Elementary School               Last week I received approximately 400 e-mail messages. I am still trying to get back to everyone. It’s respectful-right?-to get back to someone immediately after a call or message. This is the digital age, and with the digital comes the instant. No more “pony [...]

Rockford softball begins OK Red play with 3 shutout wins

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Rockford sophomore pitcher Tricia Graham delivers against Muskegon.     Senior Sadie Jensen rips a double versus Grand Haven. Rockford’s Lady Rams began the OK Red portion of their season in impressive fashion last week, starting with an 11-0 victory in Grand Haven on April 22. Tricia Graham completely shut down the Buc offense by allowing 0 hits, striking out 14 [...]
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