The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — October 28, 2010

Some tax cuts not well known Next week’s election is one of the more important elections that we have had recently. I won’t over-dramatize the situation, but this election may mean much to you and me in a variety of matters. Since I’m a tax person, I will concentrate on just the potential tax consequences of […]

Birthdays — October 30–November 5, 2010

30th Jeff Spoelma, Gene VanPutton, David Zapf 31st Fred Bartlett, Evelyn Brink, Audery Heintz, Judy Johnson, Eric Karloski, Gene VanPutten NOVEMBER 1st Pat DeGlopper-Mull, Amanda (Welch) Phipps, Nancy Simonis, Craig Williams 2nd Dennis Bandemer, Bob Clawson, Julia Laage 3rd Isabela Moyer, Royce Newman, Louise Nicewander, Kate Sickrey 4th Nicole Huber, Jorge Rodriguez, Karen TerKeurst

Obituary—October 28, 2010

Aleta Clara Noonan

Noonan  Aleta Clara Noonan, 98, formerly Aleta Stegenga, of Rockford and Traverse City, passed away peacefully on October 17, 2010. Aleta was born March 2, 1912, in Kent County, Mich. She was seven weeks old when her father, Albert Hoffmeyer, died, leaving her mother, Rose, to raise three children. Eight years later, Rose married Edward […]

Letters to the Editor

More input on mystery balls  Dear Editor,  I don’t know if this story has brought any further information, but my mother-in-law saw these floating balls the same night in Rockford. She took pictures and asked me to come over to check them out. She was pretty freaked also. In talking with some friends, I brought […]

Rockford Rotary begins annual citrus fruit, nut sale


Leaders of the Rockford Rotary Club are excited to announce the kickoff of this year’s fruit and nut sale. For over 30 years, area residents have looked forward to the club’s annual sale of fresh-picked, tree-ripened Indian River oranges and grapefruit. Delivery this year will be December 6. Rotary members are now contacting friends and […]