THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Review of tax changes It may seem like I am beating this topic to death, but since it is now 2012, I think it is important to review one more time all of the Michigan tax changes that took place on January 1, 2012. I have been preparing Michigan tax returns since 1978 and there […]

BIRTHDAYS—January 14–20

14 Jerry Ayers, Brian Hills, Florence Kramer, Susan Phillips, Hazel Stahl 15 Lora Greenland, Kathy Lindhout, Ann Rutter 16 Nichole Brinkman, McKinsey Reeds 17 Patrick Dean, Barb Gard, Rix Landhear, Carol Purcey 18 Mary Bell, Bekah Cutler, Tom Doane, Darlene Elder, Krystle Gerenda, Jeanette Rieckman, Marc Tidey Jr. 19 Shea Caverley 20 Juliette Gauss, Christine Girardot, Carter James, Kenzee Palazzolo


MacGregor votes to protect strong schools, provide choices for parents Education options increased for students, parents State Rep. Peter MacGregor recently voted for sweeping reform legislation approved by the Michigan House giving parents, without any other choice, more education options for their children by allowing more charter schools to open their doors. Senate Bill 618, […]


Study Better, Not Longer by ADAM BURKHOLDER Assistant Principal Rockford High School Quite often, when working with both parents and students, you hear and perhaps you have experienced, “I studied for two hours and still didn’t perform well on the test!” The question that should then be posed is how did they study? Students more […]

Rockford wrestlers dominate Muskegon

Shorthanded Rams struggle at Howell Invitational by TIM COOPER The Rams wrestling team started the new year on a good note by shutting out Muskegon on Wednesday, Jan. 4. Though the Rams were missing three seniors, they showed depth by defeating the Big Reds 76-0. The Rams pinned 10 of the Big Reds’ 11 wrestlers, […]