June 2 2011

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE

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The Not So Merry Month of May by CRAIG JAMES The month of May can be one of the most pleasant months of the year, but I don’t think this past month qualified as pleasant. It was quite wet and gloomy. At least a trace of rain fell on 21 of the 31 days and there was only one day with 100% of possible sunshine. It was also another windy month. Every day of the month but [...]

Residents invited to enjoy SOS carnival at discount

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City of Rockford residents are invited to take advantage of a special day of enjoying Start of Summer carnival rides at a deep discount with the purchase of armbands for Thursday, June 9. Armbands may be purchased in advance at City Hall for further convenience. They are $10 and will be sold next week at City Hall Monday, June 6, through Thursday, just bring a drivers [...]

Young receives contract extension, excellent review

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Michael Young, Rockford’s city manager, had his employment contract extended one year after his recent annual council evaluation. This extension makes his contract a three-year agreement. He graciously asked for a salary freeze so he would be in line with other City of Rockford employee groups with whom he had negotiated wage freezes and concessions. In spite of the [...]

Rockford crew teams crowned state champions

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The 2011 Rockford High School crew teams are crowned state champions at the Michigan Scholastic Rowing Championship Regatta on May 28. Cold, rainy weather did not slow the Rockford High School crew teams as they rowed into history last weekend at the Michigan Scholastic Rowing Championship Regatta held at Grand Rapids’ Riverside Park on Saturday, May 28. For the first [...]
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