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July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

As the current Mayor of Rockford, earlier this year, I was afforded the opportunity by the American Legion to give the “keynote” speech at the conclusion of the annual Memorial Day Parade. We met around the flag pole at the Rockford Cemetery and after a program that included singing by a combined Rockford Schools’ choir and the traditional six-gun [...]

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July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

A year ago, Deb and I went on a cruise to Alaska along with another local couple, Doug and Lyn Peterman. We had a wonderful time. The scenery was fantastic. We saw glaciers close-up with their blue, translucent ice. We took in mountains rising straight up out of the ocean and disappearing into the clouds thousands of feet above us. We encountered school-bus size whales [...]

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July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

For the second week in a row, someone I went camping with ended up bringing home a different boat than they started out the trip with. Two weeks ago, my friend, Jason bought a 22′ Starcraft Islander because his 22′ Trophy just wouldn’t run without heating up to 260 degrees. The Trophy went up for sale after the second day in a row we went fishing and [...]

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June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Saginaw Bay is flat-out full of fish. Of course, only about half of them are keeper-size walleyes. The rest, from personal experience, are catfish, drum, gar-pike, northern pike, perch, and small walleyes. Last week, me and my old college buddies, Gary McCrimmon and his son Jason, Grant McCrimmon, and his son, Scott, and their friends Jeremy and Cade, that normally go to [...]

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May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Last week, I discussed four problem areas that tax professionals encountered this past season. 1. Education Credit Calculation Issues. 2. Issues with Identity Theft. 3. Contact Issues with the Internal Revenue Service. 4. Issues with the Affordable Care Act. Without changes, all four areas will remain problem areas in the future. Each has its own set of problems and [...]
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