The Jakiemiec family of Rockford took their local paper along on the family vacation to Alaska this summer. Pictured are Payton, Brooke and Mason Jakiemiec standing in front of the Denali National Park. They saw Mt. McKinley—as well as whales, eagles and many bears.
The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.