Rockford Quick Lube brings “Gusher” to town

It’s not heavy, it’s my “Gusher” – Under Sculptor  Steve Anderson’s (left) direction the Rockford Quick Lube crew carries Rockford’s newest sculpture to its newly designated oil field. Photo by CLIFF HILL

By CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Wednesday morning, we awoke with a taste for a Peppermill Grill omelette. So, off we headed to the popular downtown Rockford eatery. Entering the Northland Dr. business district from the north we witnessed an unbelievable sight. There appeared to be an oil derrick gushing black crude oil in front […]

Jumpers enjoy refreshing dip for Sweetheart Splash

This entrant in Sweetheart Splash took a spin while jumping in.

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Crowds Pitch In for MC Dousing

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Gene Parker takes plunge for $1,035 No good deed goes unpunished and for annual Splash announcer and radio personality Gene Parker, the saying was certainly true Saturday. Parker, who kindly donates his time and talent to many Rockford events, was cheerfully doing a great job Saturday during the 14th annual Sweetheart Splash at the Rockford […]