Squire goes to Canadian Rockies

Recently, Squire reporters Cliff and Nancy Hill traveled to the Canadian Rockies with a bundle of The Rockford Squire newspapers and a 40-member tour group hosted by retired Wood TV8 Chief Meteorologist Craig James. Pictured (from left) are our globe-hopping staffers Nancy and Cliff, along with horse trainer and equestrian Marjas Becker of Gainesville, Fla., […]

Secretary of State offices closed for furlough day

Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land reminds customers that all branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed on Friday, August 21 and Super Centers will close on Saturday, August 22 due to mandatory state employee furlough day. The Department of State mails notices to motorists 45 days before their driver’s […]

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Divided Supreme Court rules for Servaas

A GOOD FIGHT—Rockford Judge Steve Servaas refused to sign a letter of resignation presented to him under threat of public humiliation.

‘JTC put the cart before the horse’ by BETH ALTENA “This court has no duty to accept, even in part, any Judicial Tenure Commission (JTC) “decision” because the JTC does not have the power to decide how and whether to discipline a judge…”< Those words summed up much of the majority opinion from the Michigan […]

Plainfield Township sues State over water

‘This is truly a last resort’ Not fighting the state on this could cost Plainfield Township as much as $8 million, advised attorney Douglas Van Essen of Silver & Van Essen Litigation and Counseling. The Plainfield Township Board voted unanimously to enter into a lawsuit with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) during its […]