FARM FUN—is an annual event at Bishop Hills Elder Care Community during Harvest Fest. Children from Our Lady of Consolation Church and St. Peters Lutheran Church and the public enjoy animals from Farm Animals on the Go. Here Ruth Kreitch gives a kiss to a three-week old pygmy goat.
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.