Terry Konkle

ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

May 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle Photo by Cliff Hill Recently I have spoken with several people about some of my “Nuggets of Rockford History” questions. Helen Hessler and Gene Berry knew that the “Golden R” meets on the last Saturday of June each year and honors the Rockford High School class that has currently reached the [...]

ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

May 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle The Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) continues to be a busy group. As part of our fundraising efforts, members of RAHS and others will take part in the annual Parade of Homes event. Thirty-six volunteers will be involved greeting guests over the nine days of showing homes. They will work in [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

May 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle Photo by Cliff Hill This column is about a player I coached at Rockford High School. His name is Arlo Elkins, and he left a lasting impression on my life. Recently he passed away and memories of him keep popping up in my mind. Arlo’s best sport was tennis and, after graduation from Rockford High [...]

ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

May 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle Photo by Cliff Hill I will begin this week by adding Kathy Dupont and Ray and Karen Fought to the list of those who knew that Zell Gill was the answer to my last trivia question. I also got a call from a young girl who, along with a few of her friends, did some research at the Kent District Library [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

May 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society  Terry Konkle Photo by Cliff Hill Sometimes when I ask trivia questions, I get a few answers and occasionally none at all. My last question was an exciting one, because I not only got a lot of correct replies, but with almost every one I learned how important Zell Gill was in the lives of many people. Yes, Zell [...]
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