Ted Stadium re-dedication Thursday, September 3

If you missed the dedication of the Ted Carlson in 1993, you have another chance. The stadium will be re-dedicated Thursday, September 3 at 6:30 p.m. before the varsity football team plays on the new artificial turf field for the first time. Athletic Director Tim Erickson said members of the Carlson family will be on […]

Authors, visitors enjoyed first reading festival in Rockford

MAYORAL DUTIES—Rockford Mayor Chi Chi Rogers, dressed as a sneech and followed by Thing One and Thing Two, issued a mayoral proclamation for the Reading Fest in downtown Rockford and then wandered the event. She is pictured here by the Rockford Farm Market.

Only Rockford Ambulance was disappointed in the first Reading Rocks in Rockford festival organized by Rockford Rotary. The Ambulance booth, featuring bicycle safety, was too close to the allure of the Fire Department’s big red trucks, so youngsters tended to pass them by. The Rockford Fire Department was busy all day long during the event […]

Superintendent shares progress, problems facing district

Football should be played on grass, believes Dr. Michael Shibler, Rockford Public School Superintendent. He also stated that Head Football Coach Ralph Munger believes football should be played on grass. Nonetheless, as the new Mondo artificial turf multi-use (formerly football) field opens this Thursday, September 3, Shibler is thrilled with the new field. With state-of-the-art […]

Birthdays – September 5-11, 2009

5th Mike Bolthouse 6th Shirley Burtt, Ivan Judson, Kym Steffes 7th Maxine Alber, Faith Clark, Marilyn Neidhart 9th Billie Stout 10th Bernie Danielski, Peggy Fowle, Pearl Roberts,M. TenHave-Champman 11th Tom Fowle, Macie Kunkle

Main Street by Roger Allen Publisher – September 3, 2009

Saving money These may not be the most popular ideas I’ve proposed but I think they are worth discussion. Maybe, after we get through the health insurance problem, we can talk about them. The war in Iraq was a pretty bad idea, but it looks like we can get out of it now. We are […]