Fred Meijer: Stories of His Life

Book signing event Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Meet the authors and special guest, Fred Meijer at the Rockford North Middle School Auditorium, 397 E. Division (Ten Mile Rd.). In this book Bill Smith and Larry ten Harmsel offer an engaging glimpse into the life of Fred Meijer (b. 1919), a prominent retailer whose Grand […]

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisherog

Word Play Bezel—a groove or flange designed to a hold a beveled edge. (American Heritage Dictionary) Embezzle—To take for one’s own use. (American Heritage Dictionary) Embezzlement—to take a bezzle for one’s own use. (Me) Best money can buy If I say to my legislator, “I’ll give you $50,000 if you vote my way on this […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

Tax rebate for golf carts The amount of tax questions I receive on an ongoing basis is a sign of not only how complicated and convoluted our tax system has become, but also how often we think about our tax situations. The questions seem to have gotten a bit more complicated, too. Even though my […]

Birthdays—October 31 – November 6

31st Fred Bartlett, Evelyn Brink. Audery Heintz, Judy Johnson, Eric Karloski, Gene VanPutten NOVEMBER 1st Pat DeGlopper, Amanda (Welch) Phipps, Nancy Simonis, Craig Williams 2nd Dennis Bandemer, Bob Clawson, Julia Laage 3rd Isabela Moyer, Royce Newman, Louise Nicewander 4th Karen TerKeurst, Jorge Rodriguez 5th Linda Laage, Don TerKeurst 6th Chip Chipman



Kleynenberg Curtis Kleynenberg, age 37, of Sand Lake passed away on Friday, October 23, 2009, following injuries from an automobile accident. He was a 1990 graduate of Rockford High School, where he was a diver on the swim team, receiving several awards including being honored as an All State diver. He worked with his grandfather […]