Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — February 25, 2010

Sweeping the world The Internet is sweeping the world, surrounding us, enveloping us, enlightening us. Although it has existed only a few years, it has infiltrated our lives. We look at it for news, weather, food; we buy and sell on it, date on it, send our letters on it. Want siding, plumbing, gifts, books, […]

Birthdays — February 27–March 5

27th Russ Armstrong, Mable Courtwright, Dave Herr, Lorraine Miller 28th Ron Gauss, Marjorie Harris, Roger Mawby III, Alyce Northouse 29th Josh Franklin MARCH 1st Cindy Corstange, Michael Moyer, Kristi TenBrink 2nd Joyce Brook, Dutch Ellis, Tammie Laage, Judy Markee, Irene Ware 3rd Natalie Armstrong, Milinda Dodge, Ashley Klinger, Evelyn Pensyl 4th Erik Rice, Dennis Stapleton, Patty Thomas, Eric Zeemering 5th Mike Caylen

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — February 25, 2010

Non-taxable fringe benefit disappearing   A non-taxable fringe benefit that appears to be disappearing is the employer-provided vehicle. This type of fringe benefit is called a Working Condition Fringe. It is non-taxable to the employee, because the expense is a deductible business expense whether the employee or the employer is paying for the auto. For […]

Local endowment now accepting nominations

The Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE) is accepting nominations for its annual Community Recognition Award. The award is given to an individual or community organization that has achieved significant accomplishment in their lifetime through career, community or personal success. Nominees should meet the criteria listed below: • The nominee should be an individual or couple. […]

News Bits — February 25, 2010

NB-Aquinas

Aquinas College professor to receive award Susan Haworth-Hoeppner, Ph.D., director of the Aquinas College Jane Hibbard Idema Women’s Studies Center and Associate Professor of Sociology, has been selected to receive the 2009 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award. Haworth-Hoeppner is being honored for her outstanding contributions to community service-learning and to Girls Empowering Together […]