June 3 2010

It rained out our parade (and roads)

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Many area Memorial Day Services were cancelled due to severe weather. In Belmont, the show went on, despite a deluge that began minutes after the 2 p.m. event began. Rockford and Belmont received the worst of the flooding after five inches fell in about an hour. The Belmont service continued through torrential rain, hail and lightning. photo by Tom Scott Childsdale Avenue [...]

Record champs among 2010 grads

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by TIM COOPER On Tuesday, May 25, Ram fans and family members gathered at the Rockford Freshman Center to celebrate a record-breaking group of graduates. MORE STORM DAMAGE—One rainy day can do a lot. The White Pine Trail was not spared the effects of a violent downpour Monday, May 31 that flooded streets and homes. Parts of the trail were washed right out and other [...]

More Storm Damage

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One rainy day can do a lot. The White Pine Trail was not spared the effects of a violent downpour Monday, May 31 that flooded streets and homes. Parts of the trail were washed right out and other sections suffered serious damage. Photo by KAREN SALYER Photo by KAREN [...]

Studio D2D offers more than photographic memories

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Dan and Amanda DeWard have been shooting photos professionally together for years, and are now open for business in downtown Rockford. Studio D2D is located at 25 Squires Street in the space that was formerly Merle Norman and Accessories Ltd, and prior to that was a bridal store and for many years home to Aunt Candy’s Toy Company. Dan and Amanda DeWard are owners of [...]

Downtown Main Street Rockford gets new curb appeal

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Just in time for Start of Summer festivities and the ensuing summer long celebration of the City’s 75th anniversary Rockford’s main drag, Main Street, received a much needed pavement renovation. With attendant curb and sidewalk restoration, where needed, Main Street was resurfaced from 10 Mile Rd. (Division St.) on the south, to just north of [...]
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