Becca Ryan receives Aquinas scholarship

Becca-Ryan

Becca Ryan was recently awarded the R. Paul Nelson full tuition scholarship offered by Aquinas College. Based on high school grade point average and ACT scores, Becca was invited to the Aquinas campus to participate in the Spectrum Scholarship competition along with roughly 250 other students. The testing consisted of multiple choice, team dynamics and […]

CARSTAR to make magic happen with largest North American car wash i

Abracadabra! What can disappear under mountains of soap bubbles and reappear as support for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and kids with cystic fibrosis across North America? It isn’t hocus pocus—it’s the second annual CARSTAR Soaps It Up! car wash, North America’s largest car wash event, which last year set the Guinness World Record for “Most Cars […]

Students see government first hand

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V.I.P. Treatment Students from Sasha Woodard’s second-grade class at Roguewood Elementary School pose with officer Ian Graham at Rockford City Hall in the garage where police keep their vehicles. The kids were wrapping up a Thursday, May 13 tour of City Hall that included the City offices, fire department and police department. The students are […]

Class of 1960 to be inducted into Rockford High School’s Golden R Club

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Time flies and it has been 50 years since these fine young men and women graduated from Rockford High School. They are about to be inducted into the Golden R Club at the next RHS reunion. A few are missing, can you help find them? ROCKFORD CLASS OF 1960—(Row 1) Phillip Bonner, Mary Anne Whittall, […]

Tree story continues at Kimberly’s Boutique

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When Lucille was a little seedling Little did she know That when she fully matured She’d have two children in tow. Their life began in a greenhouse Where they were nurtured and watered Lucille beamed with pride As she watched her son and daughter. One day a woman came And walked down all the aisles […]