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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The fall sports season is fast approaching for Rockford High School. The football team will conduct a six-team scrimmage starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. Teams include Dassel-Cokato, Milaca, Patrick Henry, Minnehaha Academy and Minneapolis Patrick Henry. The first game is 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at home [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Jake Gleason, who pitched for Rockford’s amateur baseball team for several years, was granted a transfer to the Delano A’s in June. Gleason proved to be a key factor in Delano earning a trip to the state Class C tournament for the first time in 10 years. Also advancing [...]

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Filing by candidates for the November General Election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. The General Election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. As of the Tuesday deadline time, the following candidates had [...]

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The Rockford Area School Board discussed a number of items at its July meeting, including an update of the summer construction at various area schools, the adoption of the health and safety policies for the upcoming academic year and a contract agreement with the University of St. Thomas regarding student teaching. CONSTRUCTION Construction, which has [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Summer league play may have recently ended in the Rockford Ringers Horseshoe Pitching Club, but the action has not. Some of the top players in the state will compete in the tournament called the Holland Classic named in honor or former state association president Jim Holland. The event is [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Three Rockford High School grads were big factors in helping the Loretto amateur baseball team qualifying for the state tournament for the third straight season. The Larks won the first two playoff games last weekend to secure one of the four state tourney berths from the Region 12C tournament [...]

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Youth tackle registration deadline is Aug. 15 BY DAVE PEDERSEN A record number of boys played youth tackle football last season for the Rockford Area Athletic Association, even though the national trend is for decreasing interest in the sport. “We are certain this has to do with the youth program that is entering its fifth [...]

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