THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon — December 9, 2010

Ensure end-of-year deductions will be allowable   As we approach the end of this year, December 31 is the magic date. In order to include most items on this year’s tax return, payment must occur on or before December 31. The definition of “payment,” however, takes on a special meaning on December 31. The general […]

Magic of season captured with Lakes student concert

Principal Blake Bowman kicks off

Lakes Elementary students, friends and family celebrated the joy of the holiday season with concerts held at the Rockford High School auditorium on Wednesday, Dec. 1. The show was directed by Lindsay Yntema and featured songs of the holidays, some audience participation and a “surprise” visit by Santa,played by Principal Blake Bowman. The first half of […]

Rockford Register

Thursday, December 9 FREE Holiday Carriage Rides through Rockford—5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in front of Custard by the Dam, Squires St., downtown Rockford, sponsored by Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Horse-drawn rides provided by Grand Carriages.  Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin.Rockford. Meetings held every second […]

A Message for You — December 9, 2010

Family Ties by MARCIA HUFSTADER member, Third Church of Christ, Scientist What is it that binds us together or breaks us apart? What is it that makes us want to be with some people and not with others? Sometimes we face these feelings within our own families and sometimes in our circle of friends. Is […]

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE — December 9, 2010


‘Consistent With’ by CRAIG JAMES One of the things that marks a good scientific theory is whether or not it can make accurate predictions. That is one of the problems I have with the human-induced global-warming theory. Most of the predictions based upon the theory have turned out to be wrong, or in many cases […]