October 15 2009

Classifieds — October 15, 2009

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HELP WANTED Supper cook/dishwasher—one day a week and every other weekend. 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. (616) 866-2002. b42 ______________________ FOR SALE Nice entertainment center, $50; round/oval dining table with five chairs, $100; DVD player, $20; VCR, $5; rocking chair, $10; small drop-leaf table, $10; circa 1950 Lane cedar chest, $100; two antique chiming wall/table clocks, [...]

Rockford arborist an international champion

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THE SKY IS THE LIMIT—Lucas Drews competes in the work climb event. The Rockford arborist enjoys his work so much he is a frequent competitor in world-class events. by M. SOLLE Rockford has turned out its fair share of elite athletes over the years, and now we have one more to add to the list. He may have even been at your home before, but you didn’t even know it. [...]

Dance your troubles away with free classes at Rockford Ambulance

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  GIVE IT A WHIRL—Andy Andresen and Su Gray take a spin around the room at Rockford Ambulance. The paramedics and staff are inviting the public to come learn to waltz at the facility free of charge. Give them a call and give it a try. photo by Ana Olvera “It’s a natural for paramedics to endorse it.” Chuck Premer, media coordinator and paramedic at Rockford [...]

Superintendent sick of ‘lip service’ to education

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“It’s like threatening to tear off your leg, and when they only tear off your foot you are supposed to feel good about it,” said Rockford Superintendent of Schools Michael Shibler. He referred to last week’s per-student funding cut of $165, passed by the legislature Thursday evening and signed by the governor Friday. Shibler said that Rockford already implemented [...]

‘Great Balls of Fire’ directs man to treasure’s location

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HIDDEN TREASURE FOUND—Treasure hunt organizers are pictured with the Grattan man who found the coin here. From left are Dennis Spitler, Linda Anderson, Carl Stites, Joe Longo and daughter Kristen. Kristen said she will get to spend some of the $1,000 in free gas whether her dad knows it yet or not. Joe Longo, of Grattan Township, said he enjoys treasure hunts and mental [...]
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