February 3 2011

RHS bands participate in Disney Magical Musical workshop

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Christmas vacation took on a learning twist for the members of the Rockford High School (RHS) bands. Approximately 155 students and chaperones headed out early on December 27 for a fun-filled learning experience at Disney’s Magical Musical Days, including the “You’re Instrumental!” workshop in Orlando, Fla. The workshop gave the students a behind-the-scenes [...]

Community auction raises thousands for Strong Kids

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by ELDON KORSON The Wolverine World Wide (WWW) headquarters in Rockford was seeing some night life last Friday evening, Jan. 21, at the third annual WWW Family YMCA charity auction for their Strong Kids campaign. Servers slipped between a mass of attendees in a wing of the main building’s lower level assembled not for the free food, but to raise $39,000 toward a goal of [...]

WORDS ON WEATHER & CLIMATE

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Confused  by CRAIG JAMES  I admit to being confused about many things, but this time it is about record low temperatures. I doubt many people spend much time wondering about such things, but once a weatherman, always a weatherman. The idea for this article was put into my head by a post on the blog, “WattsUpWithThat” by E. M. Smith. Consider the following. [...]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

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Upgrade Recently I had the pleasure of an hour spent in the hope of finding my replacement when I retire from writing this column. The process involved a lot of give and take about ideas for the column and how I come up with them. Roger Allen, publisher. It’s not an easy job finding someone who can spread a little humor in the world. Checking out writers is serious [...]

BIRTHDAYS — January 29 – February 4, 2011

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29th Maggie Huber, Julie Zalud-Huston  31st Andy Fowle, Zachary Grant, Marie Heyboer, Kim Van Dorp FEBRUARY 1st Joe Deering, Ayriel Mawby, Luella Wallen 2nd Joyce Brown, Scott Purcey, Dano Richard  3rd Betty Basel, Noah Carriere, Denise Davidson, Frieda Gulliver, Eli Thompson 4th Ray Armock, Esther Barr, Pete Kruer, Betty [...]
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