October 13 2011

Drivers escape injuries in school bus rollover

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‘Thank God there were no kids on the bus. It would have been bad.’ By BETH ALTENA There were no students on this Rockford Public school bus when it rolled after being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of 12 Mile Road and Courtland Drive. Director of Transportation Jackie Fase said she is amazed and thankful no one was injured and no children were involved in a [...]

First dog event ready to roll except for guests of honor

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by BETH ALTENA The event in a town near Seattle raises $50,000 a year to split between animal and human charities. Organizers of this year’s Happy Hounds dog walk in Rockford have lower expectations—they just want dogs. This unique fundraiser will be a dog parade through town starting and ending at the park behind the Rockford Community Cabin. Planned for Saturday, [...]

Harvest Fest coloring contest winners enjoy their prizes.

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  More than 50 children showed their incredible talent for The Rockford Squire newspaper’s coloring contest for Harvest Fest. The judges had a difficult time selecting the winners, because everyone did such a great job. However, after much discussion, the following claimed the prizes for the contest:   • ages 3-5: first place, Liliana Dunbar, 5; second [...]

Rotary Volunteers

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ROTARY VOLUNTEERS—Rotary is a family-friendly club, and spouses and family are welcome to help during the many events during the year. Here Rotarian Rick Koryto and his daughter Hannah, 11, are pictured with the club’s German exchange student Anni Hagenah, 16. Anni is from Wolfsburg, Germany, and is enjoying her exchange. Outgoing student, Jordan ? has been writing a [...]
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