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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.

Fahlen signs to Taylor University

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

Northpointe Christian 2009 graduate Jimmy Fahlen has signed a letter of intent to play college golf at Taylor University. His All Conference, All State credentials led to his much-anticipated signing of a golf scholarship. Jimmy will be fortunate enough to join his brother Arne Fahlen, a senior and captain of the golf team’s 2009-2010 season. Last season, Arne achieved [...]

Hyser history museum open this weekend

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

Dulcimer players, refreshments Fans of history get a double treat this weekend with the 23rd annual Grand Rogue Living Encampment at Grand Rogue campground and refreshments and dulcimer players at the Hyser River Musesum right next door at 6440 West River Drive. The museum is the actual home of pioneer surgeon and Civil War captain William Hyser, who lived from 1826 to [...]

Nothing fishy about this traditional boil

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

STAND BACK—Whoosh! In a grand finale, kerosene is thrown on the fire to cause an overboil that carries the floating fish oils over and out of the pot. Photo by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL                           by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Always on the lookout for something new to experience in West Michigan, your reporters headed out northward along the lakeshore [...]

Rockford grads treated to picnic before big game

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Graduates of Rockford High School were given a free hotdog and beverage before the first varsity home football game last Thursday, September 3. Families made a day of the event, which began at 5 p.m. Giveaways from area visitors, mascots, and perfect weather made the family event a great way to kickoff the football season. Families brought blankets and enjoyed the [...]

New exercise program makes the world your gym

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

HITTING THE TRAILS—The Rockford area's beautiful parks and landscapes can be your personal gym. Here trainer Terri Baumgardner leads a group across a wetlands boardwalk in Townsend Park. EcoTrek Fitness sessions available every day in West Michigan Staying fit is like a walk in the park—a fast walk, with different sessions of total-body workouts. Terri Baumgardner [...]
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