Barbecuing with charcoal

by PETE KRUER Rockford Ace Hardware Last time, we looked at the history and the different styles of BBQ,so our next step is to delve into the original BBQ technique: wood (charcoal). There are two types of charcoal: lump and briquette. Lump charcoal has been made for thousands of years and is consider the purest […]

Time to pull garlic mustard

DS-invasive

Those who love our beautiful native wildflowers and the creatures who live among them can help keep them healthy into the future. Garlic mustard, an invasive species that chokes out local flora, is easy to identify now with its white flowers. Many nature groups in the area are holding events centered around ridding an area […]

Rockford doc tackles health care crisis in new book

Steven A. Mikulak, DC, CCSP

Dr. Steven A Mikulak wrote: “Who’s responsible for our health care crisis: government, pharmaceutical companies, the health care industry, or the food industry? Although each of these has a hand in perpetuating the problem, none are the true cause. The real blame lies in the individual’s poor choices and lifestyle, mostly in the areas of […]

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Cannonsburg presents Crandle as Example in Excellence

Lauren Crandle is one of 14 students featured in this year’s “Examples in Excellence—Rockford Students Making a Difference.”	Photo by DOUGLAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Natural-born leader is a gem at Cannonsburg Elementary Lauren Crandle is the daughter of Chris and Darren and sister to Evan, 12, Hannah, 7, and Emma, 5. Lauren is known among her teachers and classmates as helpful, compassionate and responsible. She is described as responsible and mature beyond her age. Always willing to help, Lauren […]