Governor signs Main Street Fairness bills

Fairness Bills Retail Group-2

Michigan will begin to level the retail playing field this fall when certain out-of-state merchants, including online giant Amazon, are required to collect sales tax just as the state’s retailers do. Governor Rick Snyder signed Michigan Retailers Association’s Main Street Fairness legislation into law on January 15, capping MRA’s long battle to close a tax […]

The Tax Attic

Deb & I went to “American Sniper” last weekend. What a great movie. The story of Chris Kyle, credited with over 160 enemy kills, was well-done by Producer Clint Eastwood and actor Bradley Cooper. Navy Seal Kyle possibly had another 95 but that additional number was not verified. Of course, the movie had a very […]

Congratulations to Crestwood Elementary Cub Scout Roman Lowery

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He was awarded the Super Achiever award on January 6, 2015.  Roman earned this special achievement by fulfilling all the requirements needed for all 20 Webelos badges. Roman will also receive the prestigious Arrow Of Light award in February, and then transition into Boy Scout Troop 228.  A job well done!

Johnson Schultz concludes sterling career at Cornerstone

Cailie Johnson Schultz (Rockford High School 2011) finished off her collegiate volleyball career with yet another noteworthy season at Cornerstone University in 2014. Johnson Schultz was feted as an Honorable Mention All-American in 2014 as well as an All Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) First Team selection (third consecutive selection) while also being named  to […]

EAST ROCKFORD 6TH GRADER TO COMPETE IN NATIONAL PUNT, PASS AND KICK COMPETITION

Isaac Toole,

On December 7th, Isaac Toole, an 11 year old 6th grader at East Rockford Middle School, won the State Championship for the NFL’s Punt, Pass & Kick contest at Ford Field in Detroit.  Isaac’s score ended up being the best score in the nation and qualified him for the National Championship in the 10 and 11 […]