ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, July 19 Open Mic—6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Garden Park Stage, downtown Rockford near the dam, every Thursday through August 16, 2012. Performers sign up at the stage at 5:30 p.m. Rockford Rotary Club Meeting—7 to 8 a.m. during the summer at Herman’s Boy Coffee Ranch at 220 Northland Dr., Rockford. For more information, […]

A Message for You

LeBron James, Jerry Sandusky, and things that matter by REV. ROBERT ECKERT Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church I was a fan of LeBron James when he played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. I like to root for underdogs, and the Cavs—until James arrived—had been as unlikely title contenders as the NBA has ever known. Even if it […]

Rockford Boy Scout earns Eagle Scout rank

Ryan Sinclair, 18, of Rockford is awarded the Eagle Scout rank.

Ryan Sinclair, 18, has earned the highest and most coveted award presented by the Boy Scouts of America: the rank of Eagle Scout. He began his Scouting career as a Cub Scout in Pack 115 of Traverse City. Upon moving to Rockford, Sinclair continued Scouting in Boy Scout Troop 228, which is chartered by Bostwick […]

OBITUARIES

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Dunn Mr. Robert Howard Dunn, retired GRPD sergeant, age 82, of Belmont passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012. Bob is survived by his loving wife, JoAnn; children, Robert Dunn, Bonnie and Dave Smith, Donna and Mark Ecklesdafer, Michelle and David Dohm, and Kimberly and Bob Doran; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. He will be sadly […]

WEDDINGS

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Bixel-Hahn Cara Lynn Hahn and Andrew Philip Bixel were united in marriage on June 2, 2012 at Dimnent Chapel on the campus of Hope College. Parents of the bride are Mark and Kay Hahn of Rockford. The groom is the son of Richard and Gera Bixel of Bluffton, Ohio. The bride is a 2006 graduate […]