December 23 2009

Birthdays — December 26 – January 1

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26th Conor Reed, Stephanie Varady 27th Kaylee Hackbardt, Joan Harding, Shirley Martin 28th Kevin Bartlett, Tina Brockman, Kelly Schluckebier 31st Retha Karasiewicz JANUARY 1st Georgia Beardsley, EJ Boss, Darlene Crysler, Lana Hackbardt, Emily [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — December 23, 2009

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Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Issues beyond our comprehension As we near the end of the year, many taxpayers review their financial and tax situations to see if there are any steps that can be taken to reduce their tax bill. There are multitudes of ways to decrease a tax bill. Many of them I have gone over in the past few weeks, such as paying property taxes by December 31. [...]

Free children’s dental clinic February 5

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A child receives free dental care from Dr. Frey during Give Kids a Smile Day. ‘Give Kids a Smile Day’ designed to bring dentistry to underserved children Give Kids a Smile Day is one way the dental profession is responding to oral health issues among our nation’s poorest children. In the past few years there has been a marked increase in awareness of this issue, due [...]

Rockford wins second swim/dive meet in a row

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Rockford senior Alex Devries competes in the 100-yard butterfly, swimming a state-qualifying time. Photo by GORDY PETERSON Bothma, Devries swim state-qualifying times by DENISE WEBB December 15 was a memorable night for Rockford seniors Derik Bothma and Alex Devries as both swam state-qualifying times during the non-conference swim/dive meet against Grand Haven. Bothma [...]

Rockford wrestlers take on state’s best

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Jake Byers receives one of his six near-falls against Jenison on December 16. Photo by JIM COOPER On Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Rockford Rams wrestling team traveled to Jenison for a dual meet against Division I’s 10th-ranked team. In the 130-pound match, Rockford senior Jake Byers once again showed his dominance, this time wrestling against Jenison’s Nick Lovell. In [...]
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