October 28 2010

Rockford Register — October 28, 2010

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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 Time—10 [...]

National Merit semifinalists announced

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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 [...]

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 has been in the past, as seen on this graph from the North Dakota State Water Commission, showing water levels [...]

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 broken bones. The Rehabilitation Center was [...]
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