August 2 2012

Alpine Township unanimously passes sewer agreement

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Fourth township of five approves NKSA maintenance contract Larry Campbell of the North Kent Sewer Authority drinks a glass of treated wastewater during a 2008 open house of the facility. The treated water is cleaner than the water in the Grand River, to which it discharges. Looking on is Plainfield Township Supervisor George Meek. In a special meeting held 8 a.m. on [...]

ArtCapsule, Taste of Rockford slated for Saturday

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The community is invited to hone their eyes and prepare their appetites for this year’s ArtCapsule and A Taste of Rockford. These crowd favorites are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4 from noon until 4 p.m. This is the third year for both of these events, hosted by the Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC), and they have been crowd favorites. Both events display the best [...]

Lemonade sale hopes to give girl last wishes

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Ten-year-old’s transplanted organs failing by BETH ALTENA Lillian Evans needs your help in order to carry out her bucket list. Lily Evans would love to ride a horse, stay in a cabin with her family, have a girl party with friends and see a movie in a theater. According to her doctors, she has just six months to one year to do any of these things. Lillian Josephine Evans [...]

Author to share insight during Reading Rocks festival

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by JEANNIE GREGORY Lisa Orchard Lisa Orchard, a Rockford author, is ready to share her love of writing—and some important information for those who are interested in e-publishing. Orchard was able to accomplish her dream of publishing a book, and is working on her second book. She will be sharing her insight during Reading Rocks in Rockford August 11 at Arnie’s Bakery [...]

Squire vacations in northern Michigan

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Diane and John Jones pose with The Rockford Squire at Chillermania!, the world headquarters for books by author Johnathan Rand. They are also shown at Fisherman’s Island State Park. Not pictured is Bob Jones (taking the [...]
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