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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.

In Your Own Backyard – September 3, 2009

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sea lamprey control planned for Grand River, Crockery Creek, Rogue River U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to sections of Crockery Creek in Ottawa and Muskegon counties and the Rogue River in Kent County to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. The applications will be conducted between Aug. 31 and Sept. 11 in accordance with [...]

Rockford water polo passes first test

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Senior Derik Bothma takes a shot. Photo by GORDON PETERSON Fans of high school water polo enjoyed two days of fast-paced action at the Rockford Invitational, August 28-29. Eight varsity boys teams, including seven of the state’s top 10, came to Rockford High School to test themselves in this early-season competition. The Rockford Rams, a perennial polo powerhouse, [...]

Ram harriers win own invitational

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Coming in first at their own invitational was the Rockford boys cross country team of (l–r) Andrew Pitcher, Drew Woznick, Mark Cruikshank, Austin Benoit, Connor Jewell, Steven Ek, Spencer Gerber, Grant Gunneson, Drake Veitenheimer, Nick Shear, along with Coach Andrew Martin. On an unseasonably cool and gray day, the Rockford boys cross-country team opened their 2009 [...]

Paws 4 Hope… day of family fun with your best fur friend

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    BEST FRIENDS—Fred and Mariska may be entrants in the pet look-alike contest at the first Paws 4 Hope festival to be held at Hope Community Church on Myers Lake Road.   Hope Community Church is celebrating the canine-human bond with a day of celebration on Sunday, Sept. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. Over a dozen events are aimed at families with sociable dogs up-to-date on [...]

Professional, juried art show to be held September 12

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Enjoy the sights Visit Stacy Niedzwiecki, Rockford photographer, at Art in the Park on Saturday, September 12 at Rockford’s Art tn the Park at Garden Club Park (behind Arnie’s) in downtown Rockford from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Multi-media artworks—sculpture, jewelry, weaving and no crafts—will be available for viewing or [...]
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