MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

“Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” Well-aged Here’s a part of aging I like: For people my age, a good-sized chunk of history is within our living memory. I personally remember some of the Great Depression and all of WWII, including war bonds, ration stamps, VE Day and VJ Day. Although not around […]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Obscure Code Sections It seems that we have a slight problem in our tax system. This problem shouldn’t be a surprise to most of us. Prisoners are filing fraudulent tax returns, claiming various credits, and getting the refunds. On top of that, they are then arguing with the Internal Revenue Service about the validity of […]

BIRTHDAYS — March 26–April 1

26th Karen Harig, Lynn Lobbezoo 27th Marv Bunn, Dorothy Czerney, Lars Nelson, Scott Oostdyk, Mike Quinn, John Thorington 28th Ross Des Noyers, Sarah Kogelschatz, Kelsey Lewis, Dottie Robinson 29th Maria Chipman, Sue Coleman, Chris Cross, Joey Deacon, Robert Eddy, Lillian Irish, Sharon Meyers, Martin Donker 30th Gary Fowle, Ruth Johnson, Mike Mengyan 31st G. Ten-Have Chapman APRIL 1st Amy Douthett, Katelyn Kruer, Jennifer Rich    

River Valley Academy Benjamin Andrew Enter, an Example in Excellence

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Friendly nature and helpful attitude evident in motivated student Benjaman Andrew Enter led the River Valley Academy effort in the “Year of the Ram” by participating in painting the school’s Ram. He maintained an excellent attitude of cooperation while under a strict time schedule, helping to incorporate various design schemes into the final project. Ben’s […]

ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, March 24 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. Bunco Party Fundraiser—6 p.m. at Rockford Masonic Lodge, 1430 Northland Dr., Rockford, held by the Order of the Eastern Stars. Cost […]