Birthdays — April 10-16, 2010

10th Nan Ayers, Jamie Berris, Courtney English, Brad Tidey 11th Andy Tower, David Arron Zapf 12th Gerry Hanna, Melissa Jensen, Eileen Ostrander 13th Ashley Hull, John Venman 14th Diana Candela, Michael Havemeier, Ellen Hunt 15th Charlotte Fisk 16th Amy Kruer, Natasha Moyer, Caleb Orr, Bob Partlow

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher

Thanks, Ben Franklin I just finished reading a couple of old classics (Count of Monte Cristo, Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) and found much talk of candles, oil lamps, and horse-drawn carriages. Ah, the good old days, when life was simpler. When I woke up this morning, I switched on the light, turned off the dialysis […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

April 15 around the corner It’s Master’s week. For a large number of golfers, this tournament, the first major of the year, gets the ball rolling for golf. Everything is perfect at the Masters. Augusta National Golf Club is among the most beautiful golf courses on this Earth. The flowers are perfect; there are always birds […]

Girl Scouts celebrate Thinking Day 2010

Members of Brownie Troop 3360, (l–r) Iris Sneden-Smith, Aleiyah Nelson, Kaithlyn Myckowiak and Elizabeth Kinney, show off their paper flower hair decorations they made at the Mexican booth.

Over 100 Rockford Girl Scouts, leaders and parents gathered together at Our Lady of Consolation (OLC) to celebrate the 84th Annual World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) Thinking Day on Saturday, Feb. 27. This special day is celebrated around the world as Girl Scouts and Girl Guides set aside time to think […]

News Bits — April 8, 2010

City to flush hydrants The City of Rockford will be conducting the bi-annual Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance Program beginning April 12, 2010. This process will be completed by April 30, 2010. During this time you may notice an occasional decrease in water pressure and possibly some slight cloudiness in the water. Most residents will see […]