Tag Archives: October 27 2011

Town goes to the hounds this Saturday

Contests, costumes, food, free stuff at dog walk by BETH ALTENA “It’s already a success. I just hope the dogs show up,” said organizer Tom VanderSloot, who is hoping for a big bow wow turnout this Saturday, Oct. 29 to … Continue reading

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Creative coloring shines in Squire Halloween Coloring Contest

It was wonderful enjoying the dozens of pumpkins submitted by our younger readers for this year’s Put the Face on The Pumpkin Coloring Contest. With impressive creativity, lots of unusual decorating techniques and some really, really cool pumpkins, it was very … Continue reading

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Hundreds of undead moan their way through downtown Rockford

                They were covered with blood, in ragged clothing, stitched up and enthusiastically undead. The first Zombie Walk in downtown Rockford attracted hundreds who walked through the town, gathered at the dam and … Continue reading

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America’s Favorite Farmers Market 2011 closes Saturday

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL This Saturday will mark the close of the Rockford Farm Market season and what a season it was! In spite of a scant few naysayers, 6,083 market-goers weren’t wrong when they named the Rockford Farm … Continue reading

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Treating patients from ‘womb to tomb’

New chiropractor in Rockford specializes in prenatal and pediatrics by BETH ALTENA Dr. J. Avery Karns, doctor of chiropractic, considered becoming a veterinarian when she was young, but never considered becoming a medical or surgical doctor. She chose chiropractic care … Continue reading

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