March 4 2010

In giving to others, you get back

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by KATY VANCUREN, Assistant Principal Rockford High School During the holiday season, I always am in the mood to give. I give to local charities, donate to my church, even answer the telemarketers’ calls and donate to an organization from time to time. But after watching the movie “The Blindside” recently, I started to wonder, “Why not make a bigger effort to give [...]

Young, Bowen named to Dean’s Lists

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Adam Young, a 2007 Rockford High School graduate, has again made the Dean’s List at Jacksonville University (JU) for the fall 2009 semester. Additionally, he has been hired by Delta Academy as a certified flight instructor at JU. With less than a year of school, Young will graduate with a BA in aviation management. As a flight instructor, he is able to log hours of [...]

Local students named essay contest winners

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Essay contest winners (l–r) Grant Goodfellow, Annah Hillary and Katie LaBarge earn first-, second- and third-place awards for Assumption School in Belmont. All three received award certificates.   Three students from Assumption School in Belmont have been named local winners in the 41st annual America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. The [...]

Local Cub Scouts earn highest award

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Following their crossover ceremony, the Arrow of Light recipients celebrate with the Order of the Arrow. Pictured are (back row, l–r) Brett Garchow, Brandon Sinclair, Issac Blenman, Andrew March; (front) Jason Andrus, Michael Fox, Gavin Woodard, Ryan Harrell, and Ethan Walthorn.   Five Webelos 2 Scouts from Pack 3285 were recently awarded the Arrow of Light, the [...]

WWW sewer lines permanetly sealed with concrete

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Wolverine World Wide’s sewer line was filled in on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Below, the public line, parallel, continues to flow. A bulkhead blocked cement flow at the end of the Wolverine line.   On Wednesday, February 24, a caravan of Grand Rapids Gravel cement trucks rolled through Rockford. The trucks tag-teamed one after another pouring cement into the dedicated [...]
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