June 14 2012

Rockford Start of Summer Celebration

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Squire thanks friends for float Photo by MELANIE RAGSDALE Photo by MELANIE RAGSDALE The Rockford Squire staff would like to thank those who contributed to their Start of Summer Celebration parade float. Thank you to Ed Koehn Chevrolet for lending the truck, Post Berry Farms for the bushel baskets and crates, Rockford Ace Hardware for the beautiful plants, Pegasus Sports [...]

Chamber praises celebration cooperation

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Start of Summer Parade Grand Marshals (l–r) Linda Southwick, Polly VonEschen and Gay McDonald, along with John Scheidel (front seat), appear in the parade on Saturday, June 9. The four have been working on the Start of Summer Celebration for more than 20 years. Photo by TOM SCOTT Dear Editor, The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) would like to thank this great [...]

SCHOOL BEAT

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Team Claire by BOB SIEGEL Principal, Valley View Elementary School When does a school become more than a building, and transform into a loving/learning community? Pondering this is analogous to the question: When does a house become a home? This past year the students, staff and parents at Valley View Elementary School came together like I’ve never witnessed before as [...]

Rockford Lions, youth groups help to plant thousands of trees locally

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The Rockford Boy Scout Troop 264 and Cub Scout Troop 3264 are pictured with members of the Rockford Lions Club, under the direction of Rockford Lion Club First Vice District Governor elect Rock Wood. The troops planted Norway spruce trees at the Courtland Township Fire Station across from Myers Lake. The Rockford Lions Club teamed up with several youth groups to plant [...]

Rockford girls water polo team honored with awards

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Completing a clean sweep as district champions, regional champions and state champions, multiple Rams water polo players were rewarded for their play throughout the season and in tournament play. Receiving All-State accolades for the Lady Rams were Casey Wolfer, Adrianna Craft and Ellianna Raymond. Regional and district honors went to Kara Vandawater, Wolfer, Raymond and [...]
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