Rockford Register — October 28, 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 […]

Rockford Schools’ Child Development Lab Preschoolers horse around at their own rodeo

Nate Reaume demonstrates his skill roping a steer.  John Wayne would have been proud.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL along with LYNN BEGIN One popular and unique program offered by Rockford Community Services is the Rockford Child Development Lab Preschool (RCDL). The 36-week program, for three and four-year olds,is offered every year in the “state-of-the-art” Rockford High School facility.   In a safe and secure environment with its own […]

National Merit semifinalists announced

Semifinalists in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program are (l–r) Christine Scales, Molly Grettenberger and Haley Pilgrim, all Rockford High School students.

Rockford High School recently announced that three seniors have qualified as semifinalists in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented students have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,400 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $36 million, that will be offered next spring. The National Merit Scholarship Program honors individual […]

Words on Weather & Climate

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A Tale of Two Lakes by CRAIG JAMES This is a tale of two lakes, not two cities. The first lake is Devil’s Lake in North Dakota. Since 1940, this lake has risen nearly 50 feet! It has risen almost 29 feet just since 1993, but it is still not quite as high as it […]

Local photographer captures eagle release

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Karen Salyer of KarenJPhotography was at Fallasburg Park in Lowell Saturday, Oct. 23, to photograph the release of a female juvenile bald eagle. Susan Stamy of the Braveheart Raptor Rehabilitation Center had been caring for the eagle since July and deemed it worthy to release back into the wild. The bird was found with four […]