Next year it will be cold, snow again for EXPO

Rockford High School students perform parts of “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” this year’s production, during the EXPO Saturday, March 17. The play continues this week, see related story on page 5.	Photo by TOM SCOTT

Rockford Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Shibler said the crowds were a little less for this year’s eighth annual Rockford Chamber of Commerce Community EXPO, which was Saturday, March 17 at Rockford High School. Nonetheless, the event was obviously a success, and Shibler said every exhibitor he spoke with was pleased with the event. “This […]

Business leaders recognized at Chamber dinner

Jeanne Gregory, executive Director of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, presents the Business of Distinction Award in Community Service to Beth Altena, Editor of the Rockford Squire newspaper.

Keynote speaker describes huge growth opportunities in store for Rockford Photos by TOM SCOTT The cost of the “Taste of Rockford” buffet at the annual Rockford Chamber of Commerce ceremony was likely the best dining deal members’ have ever experienced. The evening’s entertainment, included election of board members, an awards ceremony recognizing Business of Distinction […]

Students invent new monkey drink

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RHS music department presents ‘A Holiday Collage’

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Photos by TOM SCOTT The Rockford High School music department presented its annual Christmas show, “A Holiday Collage” on December 10th and 11th with Brian Phillips and David Duiven as directors, Peggy Odren as choir accompanist and Gayla Fox, and Chris Teller as technical directors. The 75 minute full house shows were both impressive and […]