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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.

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President   Even though the new Rockford Area Museum has not officially opened, many things have happened in the building. Several Rockford Area Historical Society Board meetings have been held in the research room. In recent months the fundraising auction group under the leadership of Roger Humbert has been using the main room that will be done [...]


September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mr. Paul D. Kleynenberg, age 66, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013. He was born in Grand Rapids to Arthur and Jane (DeWeerd) Kleynenberg. Paul was a Marine Corps Veteran of Vietnam. He was a third generation water well driller and he owned and operated Paul Kleynenberg Wells for almost 40 years. Paul also enjoyed hunting, fishing and trips to the UP. He is survived [...]


September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mrs. Polly A. Bomers, age 93, went home to her Lord and Savior Tuesday, September 10, 2013. She was born in Grand Rapids to Robert and Nellie (Van Prooyen) Weed. She married the late Robert A. Bomers December 10, 1938. She is survived by her children, Jan “Buster” (Susan) Bomers, Sally Ann (James) Teeman, Anne Zanella, Robert D. (Gay) Bomers; 10 grandchildren; 18 [...]

Social Media and Children

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Social Media and Children   Kelly Amshey, Assistant Principal, ERMS   Children and young adults today live in a different world than the one that their parents knew growing up. Technology is central to their education, access to information, and ability to communicate. One aspect of the era of technology that is critical for parents to discuss with their [...]

Tax Attic September 19, 2013

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

October 1, 2013 is a big day in the world of Obamacare. It appears that by October 1, anyone who works for an employer with revenue of more than $500,000 and has at least one employee should receive a letter from that employer titled “Notice to Employees of Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage Options”. The employee can then take the letter to the federal on-line [...]
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