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The Dec. 14 school massacre in Connecticut has prompted calls for new controls on gun ownership. What do you think about gun control? Please check the response that most closely reflects your view.
33% It is absolutely necessary. Something must be done to make sure that deranged people can't easily equip themselves for mayhem. 1% No opinion. 66% The right to bear arms is absolute and should not in any way be limited just because there are crazy people in this world.
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Special girls made this happen There was a time where grouchy area basketball fans would once mutter something like the following: How crazy is it that Rochester and Tippecanoe Valley would not meet until the semistate? For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Malchow link to 2009
Rob Malchow got the "bug" again. Along with Bethany Sewell and Randy Wynn, they comprise Rochester girls basketball coach Tony Stesiak's coaching staff. They bring different experiences to coaching, but they have won before, and they got to share in the Lady Zs' Class 3A regional title Saturday night. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Underdogs? Lady Zs complete stunning run "All I Do Is Win." That was the song playing over the speakers as the Rochester High School girls basketball team emerged for their postgame pep rally after winning the Class 3A RHS regional Saturday. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Monday, February 23, 2015 Smiley: Let's give recycling a chance Rochester government officials want the city street department workers to take on curbside recycling. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Saturday, February 21, 2015 County pay policies updated Fulton County Commission-ers Tuesday made amendments to the county personnel policies handbook, adjusting hours and compensation for county employees. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Friday, February 20, 2015 more local news
Sports Stesiak: Secrest 'everything you're looking for' To Rochester girls basketball coach Tony Stesiak, Tippecanoe Valley 6-0 sophomore forward-post player Anne Secrest is in rare company. She has both the athletic ability and basketball instincts of a once-in-a-decade player. And Stesiak and the Lady Zs will have to try and figure out how to stop her, or at least slow her down, when Valley and RHS meet in the Class 3A northern semistate at Warsaw High School at 6 p.m. Saturday. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Thursday, February 26, 2015 Medina scores 15 in senior night win Taylor Medina scored 15 points to lead three players in double figures, and the Rochester defense held North Judson to just nine points in the second and third quarters combined in a 54-38 win Tuesday. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Tiger trap changed RHS mindset in loss
The Peru boys basketball team beat Rochester 52-43 Friday, but coach Jim Metcalfe had high praise for the team he coached in 2011-12. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Gritty Valley wins twice in overtime for first title Grit. Determination. Stamina. And a police-escorted bus tour throughout Akron that didn't end until 12:30 a.m. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Monday, February 23, 2015 Peru 13-0 burst seals win over RHS Logan Primerano scored nine of his game-high 19 points during a decisive 13-0 run in the fourth quarter, and Seth Adelsperger added 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocked shots as the visiting Peru boys basketball team defeated Rochester 52-43 Friday. For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition. Saturday, February 21, 2015 more sports
Obituaries Beverly M. Jennings Bev Jennings, 87, of Rochester, went home on February 23, 2015. She was born in North Muskegon, Michigan, to George and Beatrice Olsen Mecher. She was the fourth daughter born to the union. Thursday, February 26, 2015 Dorothy May Henning Thews Dorothy May Henning Thews, 86, of Culver, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Miller's Merry Manor, Culver, surrounded by her five children. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Hubert G. Bender Jr. Hubert G. Bender Jr., 64, Macy, died Sunday at his home. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Beverly Jennings Bev Jennings, 87, Rochester, died Monday. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Virginia Ruth Zellers Cook Atlanta, Texas - Virginia Ruth Zellers Cook, 93, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in a Texarkana, Texas, nursing home. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 more obituaries
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