September 22 2011

Rockford men’s water polo fields 10 Academic All Americans

September 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

Pictured are (front row, l–r) Rockford Athletic Director Tim Erickson, Mike Arend, Cody Brown, Allyn Kinney, Alex Savage, Rockford Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Shibler; (back) Grant Beach, Nick Dulak, Corey Fase, Mac Finnie, Nick Willison. Not pictured is Eric Chisholm. The Rockford men’s water polo team excels in the classroom as well as in the pool. [...]

Dedication honors late township supervisor, spouse

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

‘Besides the kids and grandkids, nothing was more important to them than the township’ by BETH ALTENA Firefighters and township and county officials join family members of the late Kletis and Jim McIntyre. The township dedicated Fire Station II in their honor on Friday, Sept. 16 with a ribbon-cutting and ceremony unveiling the new sign, which bears a plaque in [...]

Rockford gears up for Harvest Fest

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

First weekend of annual festival features family fun NO NEED TO PARK—Drive-up service is provided at the Rotary Chicken Dinner all three days this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. As the crazy heat-filled days of summer wind down, Rockford is preparing for yet another Harvest Fest. The 2011 festival will be celebrating its 35th year of gathering a bountiful harvest. The [...]

Heirloom dress still serves 69 years later

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

‘It deserves a pat on the back’  by BETH ALTENA Madeline Johnson on her wedding day to Joseph Fabiano on February 14, 1942. When Linda Mazur and her family toured Italy in 2000, she picked up some shoes and a jacket. She should have bought a dress. The last one the family purchased from that country has served through four family weddings and is still beautiful 69 [...]

Cannon Treasure Hunt Clues

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

The hunt has begun! Here are your first two clues. #1 I wish you well in this year’s game, find the coin and we’ll announce your name. #2 A long trip will be a part of this year’s quest, figure out the clues and beat out the [...]
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