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Rockford crew starts season strong

by CANDY BURRIS In a test of physical strength and endurance, the Rockford crew team stood up to the challenge and excelled. Claiming first-place honors for the second year in a row, the Rams clearly showed they were the best … Continue reading

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Gill

Mr. Lynn H. Gill, age 93, of Rockford passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009. He was salutatorian of the 1935 class of Big Rapids High School. He and his brothers played semi-pro baseball, and he was initiated into the … Continue reading

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Tannery to close May 15

“We hope to accomplish this closing with the least possible disruption to our employees.” by BETH ALTENA Wolverine World Wide notified tannery workers on Friday, March 20 of the closing of the Rockford tannery on May 13, 2009. In a … Continue reading

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Think Outside the Box

Dear Editor, Many thanks to Mike McIntosh for his words of wisdom in the Rockford Squire regarding changes near the downtown area of Rockford with the closing of the tannery and possible rezoning of a portion of north Main Street. … Continue reading

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Rockford Tannery Demise

Dear Mr. Young, Following your comments on January 29, 2009, in the Rockford Squire Newspaper (http://www.rockfordsquire.com), I write to express my condolences on the demise of the Rockford Tannery. While the closure of the tannery most directly impacts your community, … Continue reading

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