THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

What is ‘Obamacare’? Last Saturday, I saw a clear example of what causes road rage. I’m not condoning it, but I wouldn’t have been surprised to see an accident occur because of it. After having played two slow-pitch ball games Saturday morning in Kentwood, I was limping my way home on the expressway. Mentally, I […]

BIRTHDAYS — August 4–10

4 Jeff Eckert, Norma Zimmer 5  Jason Berris, Patricia Frye, Calum Spoelma, Jonathan Stotz, Michell Tidey 6 Geneva L. Amato, Kathryn Border 7 Lauren Emelander, Tiny Caswell, Julie Gulliver, Betty Linemeyer, Dee Maksim, Norine Osburn 8 Paul Blakeslee, Pam Bylsma, Carol Dionne, Chuck Dubois, Mary Ann Ziomkowski 9 Pauletta Benedict, Lucas Western 10 Avis Baird, John Danielski, Jeremiah Eckert, Holly Gigowski, Brian Haas, Michael Heintz, Loren Welch


Thursday, August 2 Open Mic—6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Garden Park Stage, downtown Rockford near the dam, every Thursday through August 16, 2012. Performers sign up at the stage at 5:30 p.m. Rockford Rotary Club Meeting—7 to 8 a.m. during the summer at Herman’s Boy Coffee Ranch, 220 Northland Drive, Rockford. For more information, call […]

A Message for You

Staying on course—paddle! by MARCIA HUFSTADER Member, Third Church of Christ, Scientist Yesterday some friends and I were kayaking in a big lake. The waves weren’t huge, but significant, and the wind was blowing. In order to stay on our course we had to keep paddling. If we stopped paddling we’d get blown off course, […]

Voters choose candidates during primary elections Tuesday, August 7

Peter MacGregor

Many local elections will be decided during the primary elections held on Tuesday, August 7 in the cases where candidates are of the same political party. The following are those who filed to run at the time The Rockford Squire began sending out notices asking for information on each of the candidates. Additional information may […]