September 29 2011

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

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A look at eliminating Personal Property Tax  Jerry Coon Since being elected to the Rockford City Council last November, that position has enabled me to look at events and issues in an entirely new light. In addition to my running-a-business-in-the-Rockford-area point of view and my member-of-the-community-living-on-Longview Drive viewpoint, I now look at events and [...]

BIRTHDAYS — October 1–7

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1 Kim Bartlett, Linda Ruehs, Aaron Welch 2 Iona Klinger, Carole Lenon, Arthur Ross, Marcia Shanken, Nancy Winks 3 Kimberly Smith 4 Suzanne Grover, Matthew Mawby, Nicole Renee Poddig, Linda TenBrink 5 Ellie Landheer, Marion Miller 6 Rebecca Bartlett, Shirley Gilman, Michael Kunkel Jr., Donna Mitchell, Nancy Seeley, Opal Sutliffe 7 Judy [...]

Wolverine lawyer describes company vision for riverfront property

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‘Light use’ could include hotel, research facility  by BETH ALTENA Wolverine Worldwide attorney Ken Grady described himself as a “tour guide” through a presentation designed to educate the public on the company’s efforts to redevelop riverfront acreage in downtown Rockford. On Wednesday, Sept. 21 he spent two hours outlining the steps the company made prior and [...]

Rockford is a community of “green thumbs”

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Rockford Garden Club initiates project to beautify the perimeter of the Community Garden located behind the Rockford Administration Building. Pictured (l- r) Dave Hoovier, Jim Kilbourne, and Nancy Kilbourne. Not pictured: Nancy Hoovler, Kathy and Tom Healy. Photo by CLIFF HILL Whether it’s purchasing and consuming healthy and just harvested local [...]

Race for Healthy Kids gets people of all ages moving toward health

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Adults and children being active together. That’s just one goal the West Michigan Action for Healthy Kids (WMAHK) set for their nonprofit coalition. Teaching kids, families and schools to become healthier through good nutrition and physical activity is the mission of this locally based group. “We focus on total health, not weight. All kids, no matter their shape or [...]
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