January 14 2010

World record trout on display in Rockford

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Tom Healy, holding a framed cover of Field & Stream magazine’s announcement of his world record brown trout catch, stands next to a life-size portrait of “The Fish.” Notice that the fish is almost as long as Healy is tall. Photo by CLIFF HILL by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Has there ever been a fisherman who has not harbored the thought of one day catching a world [...]

Free outdoor fun offered at annual Winterfest

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Winter seems to last half the year in Michigan, so bundle up and love it. The local Izaak Walton League is gearing up for their annual Winterfest to be held Saturday, Jan. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be held at their conservation center, 6541 Myers Lake Rd. (one half mile north of Cannonsburg Ski Lodge). Youngsters will enjoy ice-fishing in the stocked pond, [...]

Hair donation commemorates anniversary of sister’s death

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Beth O’Donnell holds a photo of her sister Barbara Liggins after cutting her hair to donate to Children with Hair Loss. by ANA OLVERA  In honor of the October 17 anniversary of her sister Barbara Liggins’ death from leukemia, Beth O’Donnell of Rockford was motivated to cut and donate her hair to enable children with hair loss a chance to use hers. Liggins of [...]

Words on Weather & Climate by Craig James — January 14, 2010

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Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Cold weather makes headlines by CRAIG JAMES “World copes with Arctic weather…” “Winter Could Be Worst in 25 Years for USA…” “CHILL MAP…” “3 Deaths Due To Cold in Memphis…” “GAS SUPPLIES RUNNING OUT IN UK…” “Elderly burn books for warmth?” “Vermont sets ‘all-time [...]
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