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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.

‘Run for the Prize’ to benefit North Kent Service Center

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND LACE UP YOUR RUNNING SHOES—The Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church Run for the Prize walk/run 5K is this Saturday. American record-breaking champion Dathan Ritzenhein isn’t the only person from Rockford who loves to run. The eighth annual Run for the Prize, hosted by Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, last year raised an amazing $3,500 to donate [...]

Huntington Bank to sponsor Chamber After Hours event

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

HOSTS—The staff at Huntington Bank is hosting the Rockford Chamber of Commerce After Hours event on Monday, September 14. The bank is located at 6835 Belding Road, Rockford. Photo courtesy of ROCKFORD ADVERTISING The Rockford Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Huntington Bank will be the sponsor of its September After Hours networking event. The event is a special [...]

Kent County Sheriff deputy sentenced

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

Keith Kazelskis by RANDY R. COTTON  A sentencing hearing in the case of People vs. Keith Michael Kazelskis took place Wednesday, September 2 in the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids before Judge George Buth. The defendant, a 36-year-old resident of Cedar Springs and 12-year veteran of the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, was initially charged and arraigned on a [...]

Rockford tramples Holt in battle of Rams

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

 The Rockford Rams take the field. Photo by TONY ANDERSON by TONY ANDERSON The last time the Rockford Rams met the Holt Rams was the 2007 district playoffs in Holt, where Holt edged the Rams of Rockford in a shootout. This year, the Holt Rams came to Rockford on Thursday, Sept. 3, and are regarded by many as one of the best in the state. Holt won the coin toss and [...]

Lady Rams runners start season with win

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Rams women’s cross-country team claimed a victory at the Rockford Invitational on Saturday, August 29, by recording the low score of the 10 teams competing in the upperclassman/underclassman team competition. The Rams’ day started with the upperclassman division recording 22 points, second to Grand Ledge at 16 points. Scoring for the Rams in this division [...]
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