July 28 2011

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

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Current Social Security rules reviewed Jerry Coon The topic of Social Security constantly comes up as part of the talk in Washington these days. It gets especially feisty when they start discussing how Social Security is impacted by whether or not the debt limit is increased. Politicians, bureaucrats and pundits in favor of increasing the debt limit state that if it [...]

Rock the Dam kickoff a rocking hit despite heat

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Studio D2D brings music festival/band concert to downtown by BETH ALTENA Youth bands showed tremendous talent and energy during the first week of Rock the Dam brought to you by Studio D2D. Photo by TOM SCOTT “I was really impressed with the youth bands. They seemed to like each other and support each other,” said Dan DeWard of Studio D2D in Rockford, who brings [...]

City maintains high AA bond rating

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Household buying level at 111 percent of nation Standards and Poors considers Rockford’s financial practices good under their Financial Management Assessment (FMA) methodology. “In  our opinion the city’s overall debt burden is moderate at 4.3 percent of market value and $3,632 per capital,” read a credit report provided after a review of the city’s bond [...]

Volley for Mitchell turns 5

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Four additional courts at NRMS to be added to accommodate record participation Volley for Mitchell 4-on-4 Charity Volleyball Tournament turns 5 in 2011 and is receiving a birthday present from AT&T. Tournament organizers recently announced that the 2011 event will be underwritten by a generous gift from AT&T in the amount of $ 3,500. “When we sat around the [...]
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