August 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

Two Michigan farm markets leading national contest  Dear Cliff and Nancy, I just got off the phone to the editor of our local paper, the Pioneer Tribune, and he is going to allow me to write an op-ed for the August 11 edition about the America’s Favorite Farm Market contest and for asking Manistique Market supporters to please vote for Rockford as well. We are excited [...]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR — July 21, 2011

July 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Resident grateful for honesty Dear Editor, I am glad I live in Rockford where the people are honest and caring. While shopping at D&W, I left my billfold laying at a self-serve checkout and went home. A woman that lives here in Rockford found it and turned it in to Sandy. I am very grateful to that woman and thank you very much to her. Is this a part of paying it [...]


June 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

Driver grateful for Kimberly’s Dear Editor, I wanted to encourage your readers to try the local shops and bring business here to Rockford. I am a Rockford resident and try very hard to give our local businesses an opportunity to get those hard-to-find gifts, etc., but really wanted to sing the praises Kimberly’s. I was going to be competing with my horse in my very [...]


June 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

More feedback on Sunday hours A recent letter to the editor asking downtown merchants to rethink their Sunday hours has continued to receive comments. In addition to the merchants listed last week, we are asked to point out that Sweet Tooth and Twisted Vine also have Sunday hours. A letter to the editor certainly can result in plenty of response. Our thanks to all who [...]


June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

Many Rockford businesses open Sunday A Charmed Life Nail Salon owner Kristine Gault took exception with a letter to the editor which took downtown merchants to task for failing to maintain Sunday hours. Gault compiled the following list of shops which will be open June 12. Downtown Rockford businesses that are open Sundays are: A Charmed Life… Nail Salon 11 a.m. to [...]
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