The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – September 17, 2009

Michigan Residential Energy Credit to have positive effect I don’t consider myself a superstitious person. I don’t really believe in omens. However, I do pay attention to events as they occur, draw conclusions from those events, and base my actions on those conclusions. For example, over the Labor Day weekend, Deb and I camped along […]

Fruits of labor donated to God’s Kitchen

The 2009 kindergarten graduates of Our Lady of Consolation, who planted cucumbers, beans, carrots and peas this past spring, have donated the plants to the God’s Kitchen garden in Grand Rapids. The produce from the plants were used to feed those in need. This Thursday, Sept. 17, the fruits of their labor come to Rockford […]

News Bits – September 17, 2009

City to flush hydrants The City of Rockford will be conducting the annual fall Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance Program beginning Monday, Sept. 21, 2009. This process will be completed by Oct. 2, 2009. During this time, you may notice an occasional decrease in water pressure and possibly some slight cloudiness in the water. Most residents […]

Do-it-yourself versus hire a pro

Michelle Wise

  Rockford photographer discusses elements of professional portraits by MICHELLE WISE owner, Wise Photography  So how’s business? How have digital cameras affected the market for the professional photographer? Sure, I get the phone call once in a great while: “We’re canceling our aappointment because we’re trying to save money,” or “We’re going to give our […]

Swap your dress for homecoming

Double Take Resale will be hosting its first Homecoming Dress Swap event this Sunday, Sept. 20 from noon to 5 p.m. Cindy Palmreuter, owner of Double Take, said “We’ve had tons of interest in buying or selling homecoming and prom dresses during our first year in business, but since our model involves purchasing mainly casual […]