Anniversaries — October 21, 2010

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Reeds celebrate 50 years James and Beverly Reeds of Rockford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on October 29. The couple were joined in matrimony October 29, 1960. The Reeds are the parents of Wendy (Larry) Harr, Randy (Linda) Reeds, and Christopher Reeds (deceased). They have five grandchildren: Jacob, McKenzie and Michael Reeds, and Nathan […]

Kent Metro Cold Case Team awarded federal grant to pursue cold cases with DNA

The Kent Metro Cold Case Team is the recipient of a $407,449 federal grant awarded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). The grant, “Solving Cold Cases with DNA,” provides funding for the cold case team to investigate violent crime “cold cases” that have the potential to be solved through DNA analysis and to locate […]

Rockford Register — October 21, 2010

Tuesdays, through November 2 Pajama Storytime—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. For families who can’t come to the library during the day. Pajama Storytime offers an evening of stories and fun. Bring your teddy bear or other snuggly friend; pajamas optional. For children ages 3 to 6.  Wednesdays, through November 3 Toddler […]

Beautiful calendar supports charities

Order now—last year’s Volunteer Police Services Unit calendar was sold out. The photographs this year are by Michelle Wise of Wise Photography, and feature breathtaking scenes of our town and its surrounding area. Pictured is volunteer Art Howson

No one likes to see another year resigned to history, but the Rockford Volunteer Service members say now is the time to start penciling in next year’s activities and appointments. Just published is the Rockford 2011 calendar for sale for just $10, with all proceeds to support charities and families in need “adopted” during the […]

Engagements — October 21, 2010

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Reed-Osbeck Mike and Colleen Reed of Rockford are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Holly Reed to Corey Osbeck of Rockford. The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Rockford High School, a 2010 graduate of Taylor University, and is currently completing her masters degree in social work at Grand Valley State University. The […]