THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Security of self-government for Egyptians Even for an all-around sports person like me, I have to say that the events occurring in Egypt are causing me to read Section A of the Grand Rapids Press before picking up the sports section. It has even caused me to take a quick look on the Internet between […]

Birthdays — February 19–25

19th Diane Fase Jennifer Fase Irene Jost Amanda Rodriguez 20th Alex Berris Floyd Havemeier Nathan Hone Sam Knochs Buck Platt Amanda Quist Jessica Robertson Carlos Rodriguez Bonnie VandenHeuvel Marilyn Wells Kendra Winicki 21st Molly Rodriguez Jack Woods 22nd Chad Barton Frances Feerick Doris Fullbright Ella Johnson Stefanie King Laurie Laage 24th Aurelia Denhof Kay Stark […]

Michigan House Republicans GOP

by PETER MACGREGOR As many of you know, I ran for public office to serve and play a role in “right sizing” our state government. In these tough economic times, I asked to be on the Appropriations committee so that our district had a say in what programs the state will fund with your tax […]

Year’s biggest networking event still has spaces available

Community Expo draws 10,000-plus Plans for the seventh annual Community EXPO are in high gear. The popular event, sponsored by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC), has drawn thousands through the doors of Rockford High School each year. EXPO is scheduled from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. March 19. This year’s event will feature exhibitors, entertainment, […]


Saturday, February 19 Garth Fagan Dance—8 p.m. at Calvin College’s Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, presented by the Artist Series of Calvin College. For ticket information, call the box office at (616) 526-6282. Sunday, February 20 Roast Beef Dinner—11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3946, […]