Specialist Durant visits Bishop Hills

Specialist David Durant visited the residents of Bishop Hills Friday, July 2, to thank them for the shipments of cookies and the morale boost for their troops. He took the time to answer questions and share his experience in Iraq.

 

Rotary to hear Civil War speaker

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Rockford Rotary Club is pleased to have Dr. Michael J. Deeb as their speaker on Tuesday, July 20 at noon. Dr. Deeb will be speaking about American society at the time of the Civil War. He is the author of a trilogy of historical novels, “The Drieborg Chronicles.” Deeb is a native of Grand Rapids. […]

Cannon Township calls for stream study volunteers

Volunteers are needed to remove macro-invertebrates from nets and place them in trays, among other various tasks, as part of a stream study in Cannon Township.

Cannon Township seeks volunteers to be part of a stream study group that will assess macro-invertebrates in Bear Creek. Kim Sapkowski, watershed administrative assistant for Cannon Township, said, “Volunteers need not have expearience or knowledge on macro-invertebrates or stream studies; just an interest in stream life and the desire to see our community take a […]

Wise Photography celebrates 15 years

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On July 5, 1995 Michelle Wise opened her business, Wise Photography, never realizing what a journey the next 15 years would hold. In that time her life changed in many ways and now she looks forward to discovering what story her future holds. Just like film is developed through a process, she believes all she discovered […]

Backpacks, items are needed for local families

Even though school is out for the summer, the staff at North Kent Service Center (NKSC) are already working on our back-to-school project. Their goal is to supply about 500 backpacks full of school of school supplies to their clients’ school-age children. Any donation of new backpacks, calculators and other necessary school supplies would be […]