ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, May 12 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. Friday, May 13 Annual Spring Yard Sale—Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

Retribution Terrorists who threaten “retribution” because we killed Osama bin Laden have short memories. When I think of retribution, I think of 3,000 innocent people killed in the World Trade Center. I think of those who died in Washington on the same day. I think of those in a field in Pennsylvania. And I think […]

THE TAX ATTIC

Baseball and recreational gambling I needed some event to get me interested in baseball this year. The Tigers have been playing poorly while winning less than half of their games. They are second in the league in strikeouts. Their lead-off hitter Austin Jackson, their starting third baseman Brandon Inge, and their starting right fielder Magglio […]

BIRTHDAYS—May 14–20

14th David Dingman, Chuck Pearson, Connie Potter, Lynda Ringelberg, Rose Sickrey 15th Steve Douthett, Kurt Hazlewood, Cyndy Len, Linda Richard, Darlene Thorington 16th Kristi Anderson, Marjorie Brooks, Terry Guinnup, Patte Carter Hevia 17th Evelyn Hoekwater, Roger Stotz, Joyce Wagner 18th Mary Jane Kohls, Randy Sivins 19th Dorothy Conran, Janice Quinn, Phyllis Tpma 20th Bruce Caylen, Jim Eadie  

Rogue River Rentals offers new opportunities for downtown visitors

Sara Souders and Cindy Palmreuter of Double Take and Rogue River Rentals show off the way cool three-wheelers among the stable of items available for rent at the resale shop, 31 Courtland Street.

Kayak, bike, picnic or just have a seat by BETH ALTENA Cindy Palmreuter, owner of Double Take Resale shop, and her husband Steve were sad when Powers Outdoors closed their doors in downtown Rockford last October, and they thought town visitors would miss the ability to rent kayaks to cruise the Rogue River, a service […]