March 26 2009

Thank You

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Many thanks for cards, calls, prayers and kind words when our mother passed away. Your acts of kindness were very much appreciated and will always be remembered. In Christ’s love, D. and Nita [...]

Rockford High School library Ram Café now open

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Rockford High School senior Brittany Schott serves student customers. Rockford High School library Ram Café now open A warm wood grain floor and rich brown and orange colors adorn the walls, and dark cherry cabinetry with countertops mimicking granite welcome guests. And then, of course, there is the aroma of fresh roasted coffee filling the air. Is this a high-end [...]

Meadow Ridge Elementary’s 16-year goal accomplished

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Michael S. Shibler, Ph.D. In 1993, Valley View Elementary became Rockford Public Schools’ first school to be recognized by the state of Michigan as a Blue Ribbon Exemplary School. At the time, we committed to having all of our schools go through the Blue Ribbon process and earn this recognition. Why? Because we want to be accountable to you for providing the very [...]

Local students named to Dean’s Lists

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Calvin College has announced its winter 2008 Dean’s List, requiring that a student maintains at least a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester and has at least a 3.3 cumulative grade-point average. The following Rockford High School graduates were named to the list:  Sarah Robinson of Belmont, a sophomore majoring in speech pathology and audiology, is the [...]

Main Street – March 26, 2009

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Debt solution Roger Allen, publisher We’re all a bit nervous about the billions of federal dollars being shelled out to the investment and credit industries and the trillions of national debt that will follow. Well, I have a solution to America’s problem of raising money: sin. This idea isn’t new with me. “Sin tax” is the fun name for the [...]
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