April 7 2011

One more chance to speak up over Ten Mile plan

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Road commission hears from public, board to meet by BETH ALTENA Residents look over the proposed widening of Ten Mile Road that is slated to take place this summer. People spoke up on both sides of the proposed widening of Ten Mile Road from the Rockford Meijer driveway to Childsdale. Kent County Road Commission (KCRC) Director of Engineering Wayne Harroll met with [...]

Lt. Mazur retires after 30 years of service

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by BETH ALTENA One of Rockford’s longest-serving employees is saying goodbye after 30 years with the Rockford Police Department. Lt. Scott Mazur, who joined the Rockford Police Department April 18, 1981, will leave his position as Rockford’s second-highest ranking officer on April 30. A celebration of his service is open to the public on Friday, April 29 from 1:30 to [...]

Lake effect doesn’t always mean snow

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The dreaded “lake effect” that results oftentimes in heavy snows and brings dismay to most people, at the same time, is embraced by the Lake Michigan lakeshore vineyards and wine makers of Michigan. Their proximity to Lake Michigan and its prevailing westerly winds across 50 miles of open water, even in winter, provides temperature modification [...]

Rockford Chamber of Commerce Hosts Social Media Classes

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Learn how to utilize the Internet for your business In keeping with the explosion of social media, the Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) is hosting a class on this innovative way to interact with potential clients and grow your business. “Introduction to Social Media” will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 and Thursday, April 14 in the computer lab [...]
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