Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — March 11, 2010

Finally! It looks like we may see a health insurance reform bill get through Congress. It won’t be what the President wanted, and not what the Republicans wanted. He wants reform; they seem to want nothing at all—except to please the insurance companies and make the President look ineffective. We’ll get the mangled version of […]

Birthdays — March 13-19

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 19th Jean Moerman

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — March 11, 2010

Five steps to financial security The income tax business is one of eternal learning. If it’s possible to keep your brain young by always learning, tax professionals’ brains should never get old—tired, maybe, but not old. Tax laws change constantly, both at the federal level and at the Michigan level. We get e-mail newsletters from […]

Obituaries — March 11, 2010

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Berry Mrs. Mary Berry, age 96, of Rockford went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 7, 2010. She grew up in Plainfield Township, where her father was a truck farmer. She attended Western Michigan University and worked at Wolverine World Wide. On October 28, 1938, Mary married Lyle, and they also had […]

Cedar Springs theater group to perform ‘The Miracle Worker’

Anna Johnson as Annie Sullivan along with Laura Johnson as Kate Keller struggle to control an angry Helen Keller, played by Ellie Awad.

The Cedar Springs Community Players will present the award winning play “The Miracle Worker” by William Gibson on March 25, 26 and 27 at the Kent Theatre at 7:30 p.m. each evening. “The Miracle Worker” is the true story of Helen Keller, who was born a healthy child, only to be stricken at age 19 […]