Don’t talk to strangers, just look

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Kevin Tomasunas, 19 months, doesn’t know what to make of OPUS Mime (Michael Lee). Keeping a safe distance, he must surely be thinking, “Are you for real?” On the first Saturday of Harvest Fest, Kevin stood transfixed for 20 minutes while deciding to come a little closer to the mime extraordinaire or turn and run […]

Rockford High School band hosts invitational

The Rockford High School Marching Band hosted its 27th annual Rockford Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 19. Twenty-three high school bands from across the state participated in the event, a Scholastic Marching Band Competition. Each band performed a show and was judged on music performance, music effect, marching performance and visual effect. Otsego High School took […]

Main Street by Roger Allen publisher, October 1, 2009

Bonding The health care debate has reinforced what we all knew anyway: people like their own doctors and want to keep them. On the surface, this seems a little strange. We don’t feel that way about our plumbers or auto mechanics or cashiers at the grocery store. We may have good relations with them, but […]

Boy Scout Troop 228 holds Court of Honor

Boy Scout Troop 228 held a Court of Honor Thursday evening, Aug. 27, at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church. The evening began with a pot-luck dinner, followed by the Court of Honor. The Court of Honor opened with the presentation of the flag, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Scout Master Jim Grissom conducted the meeting […]

Birthdays — October 3-9

3rd Iona Klinger, Kimberly Smith 4th Suzanne Grover, Matthew Mawby, Nicole Renee Poddig, Linda TenBrink 5th Ellie Landheer, Marion Miller 6th Rebecca Bartlett, Shirley Gilman, Michael Kunkel Jr., Donna Mitchell, Nancy Seeley 7th Judy Raible 8th Sandra Doyle 9th Ruth Grudzinskas, Opal Hanson, Bryan Havemeier