Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher

December Waking in the morning, I leave the warm cocoon of bed into a cold, dark house with cold coffee. I dress, heat the coffee and enjoy a warm breakfast. It’s like being born—a new day, like a new life. Best buy One day on a radio show I heard a belittling reference to “feedbag […]

Birthdays — December 5-11

5th Carole Beckman, Isabella Grace Karrip, David Mawby, Bud Oppenneer 7th Mary Babcock, Dawn Hone, Janeen Maurer, Rose Schnipke, Joslyn TenBrink 8th Tom Pugh 9th Hazel Bond, Stacey Caylen, Joan Doyle, Julia Gould, Maxine Gould, Brenda Sagraves 10th Chris Bauer, Karen Hone, Nolan Rice, Joshua Rodrigue 11th Gary Douthett, Amanda Peckover

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — December 3, 2009

Tips on converting IRA to Roth IRA A topic that has come up in multiple discussions the last few weeks is the Roth Individual Retirement Account (IRA) situation. Specifically, it seems that every financial planner and money manager is touting the conversion of traditional IRAs to Roth IRAs and, in many instances, it makes very […]

News Bits — December 3, 2009

Offer joins Rockford Rotary Tim Offer joined the Rockford Rotary Club in September. Offer is currently the branch manager for National City Bank in Rockford. He has had this position for the past four years. Prior to branch management, Offer spent time as a personal banker at various branches throughout West Michigan. He has become […]

Rockford Register — December 3, 2009

Thursday, December 3 Christmas Potluck—6:30 p.m. at the Rockford Community Cabin, presented by the Rockford Area Historical Society and hosted by Pat Frye and Carla Blandford. Bring your own table service and a dish to pass. Friday, December 4 Art to the Rescue—2 to 7 p.m. at Humane Society of Kent County, 3077 Wilson NW, […]