Classic Car Show offers music, rock wall, more

The United States Army’s 30-foot rockclimbing wall is a big hit with youngsters. It is among the many fun things to do at the Classic Car Show held at the American Legion Rockford Post Saturday, June 4.

For the folks who love to admire or show off their classic cars, the Rockford American Legion Post will be the place to be Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For the people who aren’t so keen on cars? Be there anyway. With music all day, two fire trucks flying giant American […]

Local Memorial Day Events

ROCKFORD 8:45AM Opening Flag Raising Ceremony—Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford 9:00AM Parade—FromCommunity Cabin north to Lewis St., west on Lewis St. toMain St, south on Main St. to Bridge St., east on Bridge to Lincoln St., south on Lincoln St. across 10 Mile to Rockford Cemetery. 10:50AM Wreath Laying Ceremony and Open House—Merritt Lamb Post. Food and […]

SCHOOL BEAT

Why Chocolate Milk? by JOHN HENRY, Food Service Director Rockford Public Schools As the food service director for Rockford Public Schools, I listen to both students’ and parents’ nutritional questions. A lot of the questions lately have been a result of President Obama signing into law the Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act this past December. Since […]

EDUCATION BLACKBOARD

Quinn wins MSU Alumni Distinguished Scholarship Alex Quinn, a senior at Rockford High School, has won the Michigan State University (MSU) Alumni Distinguished Scholarship competition. The Alumni Distinguished Scholarship is the most prestigious academic scholarship offered by Michigan State University. This scholarship covers the costs of tuition, room and board, and a $1,000 annual stipend, […]

WORDS on WEATHER & CLIMATE

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The Missing Hot Spot by CRAIG JAMES This headline is not meant to be a description of Rockford’s nightlife. It is a description of one of the problems with the computer models in regards to global warming. I’ve written many times before, the supposed catastrophic effects of human-induced global warming from increasing CO2 have only […]