MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

Good news, bad news Uprisings in the Middle East have driven almost everything else off the screen. Egyptians were over the moon when they got rid of Hosni Mubarak as their leader. He had led them into poverty and hopelessness. Mubarak’s gone, and that’s good news. Now, however, the power and money are up for grabs. […]

BIRTHDAYS — March 12-18

11th Clayton Andrews, Eric Nelson, Willie Bradley 12th Chris Bearinger, Laura Corstange, Jason Lenon, Steve Vickers 13th Chris Bell, Sean McLellan, Nanci Oostdyk, Walt Wagner 17th Dick Pierce, Jenni Ruehs, Mitchell R. Thome, Ryan Winicki 18th Dee Cusack, Shirley Pearson, Marc Tidey

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Good information is worth paying for I don’t have a tremendous amount of free time during the tax season, but sometimes I just can’t help taking the time to read some of the “top ten” lists that come through my e-mail. I believe it was David Letterman who started the Top Ten List thing that […]

ROCKFORD REGISTER — March 10, 2011

Thursday, March 10 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. Auditions for “Devil May Care” Musical Play—6:30 to 9 p.m. at Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, 140 S. Main St., Cedar […]

Planning Commission asks public for input on development

The Rockford Planning Commission will be holding a public open house on Thursday, March 17, between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. at the Rockford City Hall. The purpose of the open house will be to review and discuss proposed amendments to the City’s Land Use Master Plan for an identified subarea. The subarea […]