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By John Holler Contributing Writer Historically, the annual Wright County Truth in Local Taxation hearing isn’t very well attended. Whether it is due to a lack of interest from the public, the resignation that property taxes are a primary funding mechanism for counties, cities and school districts...Read More
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Hamel VFW Christmas buffet DEC. 5 — The Hamel Veterans of Foreign Wars Post invites the public to dine at a Christmas buffet from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5 at the VFW clubhouse, located on Hamel Road at Brockton Lane. Proceeds will benefit VFW service projects for veterans. Guests are welcome...Read More
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Last week, the entire Rockford Elementary School helped to raise awareness for the medical technology being developed by DesignWise Medical. DesignWise Medical is a non-profit organization founded by Rockford community member Brad Slaker. Board member of DesignWise Medical Mark Kraus writes that, ...Read More
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At their November meeting, the Rockford Area School Board discussed the idea of crafting new guidelines for student access to the Rockford Community Center, and also heard updates concerning student achievement at the schools. COMMUNITY CENTER The school board discussed how the guidelines for the Ro...Read More
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Thanksgiving dinner NOV. 27 — A free turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be available at Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90 at 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving Day). To make a reservation, call Independence City Hall, 763-479-0527. A group of volunteers will serve dinner to p...Read More
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Jenny Nichols, a 2005 graduate of Rockford High School, was the picture of health before her world went spiraling out of control. Jenny was found unconscious in a snowbank on March 17, 2013, after suffering from an apparent seizure. She was rushed to Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, given anti-...Read More
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