March 3 2011

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE

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A Weather CSI Team by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Yes, there is now a CSI team that has been formed within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). They do not investigate crime scenes; they investigate what they call climate scenes. The team is comprised of 26 employees from NOAA for the purpose of determining whether [...]

Examples is a highlight of the school year’

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Examples in Excellence tenth year of students recognized Dr. Michael Shibler was the first of many speakers during the tenth annual Examples in Excellence, Rockford Students Making a Difference ceremony Monday, February 28 at the district administration building. Shibler called Examples a highlight of the school year. The program is a joint effort by the district, Douglas [...]

Michigan State Police closing Rockford dispatch

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Space to be reevaluated by BETH ALTENA By April 16 the nine jobs currently held by operators of the Michigan State Police (MSP) dispatch center in the Rockford MSP Post #61 at 345 Northland Drive will be gone. The cuts are part of Governor Snyder’s new budget and will save the state a million dollars annually. According to Rockford MSP Post Commander Chris McIntire, the [...]

Historical Society may have lost bid to move museum

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Two proposals for former court building rejected by BETH ALTENA The Rockford Area Historical Society hired a consultant and had huge plans to relocated their museum, now housed in a 100-plus-year-old building with no running water or fire protection, into the unused portion of the former 63rd District Court building, located across the parking lot from City Hall. A [...]

The Squire visits India

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Jan Mackie stands in front of the amazing Amber Fort in Jaipur, India. The issue of The Rockford Squire that Jan is holding has her granddaughter Laura Mackie pictured on the front page. Jan says people ride elephants up to the top of the [...]
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