Annual Ice Festival to be held downtown Rockford January 8

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What happens when chainsaw-wielding craftsmen meet giant blocks of ice? Simply magic. And you can get in on the action, Saturday, Jan. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. downtown Rockford. The 2010 festival drew over 6,000 guests, and event planners are working hard to make the second annual bigger, better and packed with free family […]

Rockford Register — December 2, 2010

Thursday, December 2 Rockford Area Historical Society Christmas Potluck—6:30 p.m. at the Community Cabin. Bring your own table service and a dish to pass. Hostesses will be Pat Frye and Carla Blandford. Intro to Digital Memory Keeping—9 to 11 a.m. at The Memory Boutique, 925 Northland Dr., Rockford. Free workshop designed to help you get […]

Schwandt wins RAAC t-shirt design contest

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The Rockford Area Arts Commission offered their third annual t-shirt design contest again this year. Third and fourth-graders from Belmont, Meadowridge and Parkside elementary schools entered the contest. The best all around designs were chosen. There were four winners. Fourth place went to Bailey Abbey of Belmont Elementary, third place to  Paige Anderson  of Meadowridge […]