January 26 2012

Rockford’s Officer Dave Robinson promoted to sergeant

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Recognition is culmination of newly created Leadership Development Program by BETH ALTENA Rockford City Manager Michael Young with new Sergeant Dave Robinson and Police Chief Dave Jones. A Rockford police officer’s promotion to sergeant is a testimony to his command of his responsibilities, community involvement and contribution to the success of the Enforcement [...]

New design center latest story in saga of starting small, dreaming big

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by BETH ALTENA Tim Warwick, director of innovation for Byrne Electrical Specialists, shows off one of the products that is the result of employee innovation and idea brainstorming. He said developing new products is part of the company’s strengths. Byrne launches six to seven brand-new products each year and currently holds 140 patents. Byrne Electrical Specialists [...]

Excellence of RHS vocal music program exhibited

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The Rockford High School Women’s Chorus, Mandy Scott conducting, performing before an audience of 700+ at the 2012 Michigan Music Conference. Photo by CLIFF HILL From purely a state-level prestige perspective the honor bestowed upon the Rockford High School’s (RHS) Women’s Chorus last Friday afternoon was perhaps greater than what might be [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

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by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle One area of our museum expansion projects that has been getting a lot of action recently is the planning of the exhibits to be featured. Jerry Adams from Media Rare in Grand Rapids has been a consultant for our project and has designed the new displays. Members of the Rockford Area Historical Society [...]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

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Great new job idea Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” How about hiring real people to answer business phones? Most big companies have computers answering their phones. Voice prompts may sound like real people, but we all know they aren’t. And when you push a button, you just get a different computer. Sometimes the computer says, [...]
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