November 10 2011

Rockford Rotarian exercises whimsy with carving

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by BETH ALTENA Among the demonstrations that have always been a part of Rockford’s Harvest Fest, this year’s included butter-making, cabinetry and carving by former pastor and current Rotarian Gary Davis (who married Bill and Squire editor Beth Altena 20 years ago). Davis took up the hobby four years ago while in his retirement, and the class he took on a whim has [...]

28th District Senator Mark C. Jansen

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Michigan’s economic health second-best in nation Sen. Jansen says Bloomberg study shows reforms are working  A national evaluation of the states released by Bloomberg ranked Michigan second-best in economic health. State Sen. Mark C. Jansen, R-Gaines Township, said Michigan’s high standing is the result of reforms taken to turn the state around. “The reforms we [...]

Biker, friend remembered with procession of motorcycles

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Nearly 100 motorcycles and their riders visited downtown Rockford, with the machines lining Monroe Street as tribute to motorcyclist Richard “Dick” S. Linney, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 17. The bikers were among those who attended the man’s service at Pederson Funeral Home and later proceeded to his interment at Rosedale Memorial Park. Linney, age 63, was a 1966 [...]

ROCKFORD REGISTER

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Thursday, November 10 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.  Free Meal for Northern Kent County Families—6 to 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, every Thursday. No [...]
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