Engagement — December 23, 2009

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Williams-Haskamp Taryne Williams of Rockford and Adrian Haskamp of Rio Rancho, N.M., announce their engagement to be married. Taryne is a lieutenant JG in the U.S. Navy and currently stationed in Virginia Beach, Va. She has just returned from Afghanistan. Adrian is a captain in the U.S. Marines and stationed in San Diego, Calif. The […]

Letters to the Editor

Crestwood kids explain grant Dear Editor, We are the Turquoise Team at Crestwood Elementary School that received the Rockford Education Foundation (REF) grant for the “skylights” that was written about in the REF article in November. We were so excited to see our grant written up for all of Rockford to read about. We would […]

Wolverine World Wide Inc. names Krueger as chairman of board

Wolverine World Wide Inc. (NYSE: WWW) today announced the appointment of Blake W. Krueger as Chairman of the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2010, succeeding Timothy J. O’Donovan, who will continue to serve on the Board of Directors. Krueger has been an executive of Wolverine World Wide for more than 16 years and, in […]

News Bits — December 23, 2009

Crestwood Elementary School bus time changes One of the items included in the recent budget cuts was shortening the travel time between Rockford Public Schools’ (RPS) secondary and elementary school bus runs. Effective Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, Crestwood Elementary School’s start time will change from 8:40 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and their dismissal time will […]

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher— December 23, 2009

  Merry Christmas! This is the time of year we are filled with hope and joy. We are warmed by friends, family and neighbors. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could keep this feeling all year long? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we had peace on earth? Let’s all hope and work for it. Nagging […]