October 28 2010

Manslaughter charges filed in falling rock fatality

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Death of 17-year-old Algoma Township teen made national news Audra Brownell died when she was struck by a rock in a parking lot in Colorado. On October 26, the Eighth Judicial District Attorney’s Office filed manslaughter charges, a class four felony, against a juvenile male in the case of Audra Brownell, who died when she was struck by a falling rock on June 17, 2010. [...]

‘Better than Twilight’ author says of vampire movie, e-book

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Independent film to premier November 13 by BETH ALTENA Above is a poster for a new independent film which is based on work by a Rockford graduate. They were confronted by Kent County Sheriff’s Deputies because someone thought they were grave-robbing in a local cemetery. “When you are wielding swords in a cemetery at night, nothing good is going on,” explained Kay [...]

First band car raffle puts Chevy Malibu keys in couple’s hands

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Winning a new car for the cost of a $25 ticket, and all for a good cause is probably a great feeling. This year’s Rockford marching band program fundraiser was a raffle for a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu. According to Chris Vanzee, band booster president, this is the first year the band tried to raise funds by raffling a car. Volunteers sold a total of 1,344 tickets for the [...]

Magic man helps make theater appear at Robinette’s

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There are plenty of magical things about to appear at Robinette’s, and one will be coming from a local magician with more than a few tricks up his sleeve. Magician Russ Niedzwiecki Magician Russ Niedzwiecki has launched a food-with-entertainment website called DinnerAnd.com. He has plans to incorporate his own sleight-of-hand performances in addition to a variety of [...]
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