April 9 2009

Murphy’s Law turned upside down

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PET PROJECT—Rockford High School teacher Ryan Whitmore is pictured….(what’s he doing?) Turns out maybe “Murphy’s Law” isn’t such a bad thing after all. After a high school industrial arts class and a new local animal and pet assistance group came together, they’re changing the way people might think about the old rule of bad luck. [...]

Just joking! Squire front page all good fun

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by BETH ALTENA Thanks to everyone who took the time to comment on last week’s April Fool issue, featuring a fake front page. There are no wind turbines at the tannery, no State Police trooper cars in potholes, under trees or damaged by rockslides. Thanks to our new State Police Post Commander Chris McIntire (see story above) who brought in his remote control vehicle [...]

Main Street

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Roger Allen, publisher “Where’s my paper?” It isn’t just mortgages and General Motors; the newspaper industry has its own crisis. Long-established papers everywhere are cutting staff, curtailing delivery, or even going out of business. Your hometown weekly newspaper (that’s us) is NOT going broke or cutting publication. Sure, the rotten economy presents [...]

The TAX ATTIC

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Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Reasons to file The end of the 2009 tax filing season is coming up quickly. The majority of all tax returns are completed and either mailed in or e-filed. However, there are still several million, perhaps up to 20 million, taxpayers who are going to file an extension. There are actually some very legitimate reasons for filing an extension. One [...]

Thelma Golaher celebrates her 103rd birthday

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Thelma Golaher The Rockford Squire recognizes lifelong Rockford resident, Thelma Golaher who celebrated her 103rd birthday on April 8th. Her church family at Rockford United Methodist Church asks everyone to remember her with a card. Her address is: Bishop Hills, 4951 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, MI [...]
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