Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — March 18, 2010

Exponential Our Expo is developing. Last year it drew some big crowds. This year it looks like there might be 170 booths and we’re starting to get them from out of town. Be sure to go. Unlike some similar events, this one is free! Green rocks and a tin box After Christmas, a teacher asked […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — March 18, 2010

Prayer never hurts, on the course or in the office   I attend church services at Rockford Reformed Church. My minister is Reverend Richard (Rick) Tigchon. I like Rick. His sermons are Bible-based, understandable, and very down to earth. He also likes fishing, which just happens to be one of the sports that I enjoy. […]

News Bits — March 18, 2010

Pictured are (l–r) left to right  John O”Dowd (best chili), President Dianna Robach-VanAntwerp, and Chairperson Warren Sibilla. 

Rockford Lions hold first annual chili cook-off The Rockford Lions enjoyed a change of taste recently with their first-ever chili cook-off. The chili cook-off was held at the American Legion on Thursday, March 1.  It was open to other Lion clubs in our district and attendance was about 125 hungry Lions.   This fundraiser was a great success and a […]

A Message for You — March 18 2010

Throwing snow into spring by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church Robert Falcon Scott, a British explorer, made two expeditions to the South Pole in 1901-1904 and 1911-1912. On one occasion, the weather conditions were such that a white haze blended with the unbroken whiteness of the snow and no horizon was visible. Wherever […]

Happy 30th birthday

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Wow! Alissa Robrahn is 30 years old! Love, Mom and Dad