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About Squire News

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.

Rogue River Artists to hold 5th annual show, sale

On Saturday, July 18, the Rogue River Artists Association will be holding its fifth annual Garden Art Sale and Show one day only, with no rain date. Members’ artwork will be on display and for sale, featuring watercolors, acrylics, oils, … Continue reading

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Rockford Register – July 16, 2009

Thur.-Sat., July 16-18 Rockford Sidewalk Sales-starting at 10 a.m., downtown Rockford, sponsored by HEART of Rockford Business Association. See pages 4 and 5 of this week’s Squire for individual store sales! Saturday, July 18 Rockford Farm Market-8 a.m. to 1 … Continue reading

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A Message for You – July 16, 2009

The omnipotent vulnerability of God by PASTOR MARK W. LOVE St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Rockford “Christ helps us,” Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote from his prison cell, “not by virtue of his omnipotence, but by virtue of his weakness and suffering… Only … Continue reading

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Main Street – by Roger Allen publisher

Closing down As head of the Amelia Earhart Welcome Committee, I am disbanding the group. Amelia has not been heard from since July 1937. That’s 72 years this month. During her flying career, she established records and received many awards, … Continue reading

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Birthdays – July 18 to 24

18th Alice Allen, Jackie Davies, Terri Douthett, Bud Herrington 19th Bev Belluomini, Tom Nyenhuis, Deb Trendt, Nicole VanderWerff 20th Mike Gulliver, Rita Wilcox 21st Scott Bell 22nd Richard Tolley, David Zimmer 23rd Helen Brinkman, Ronnell Denhof, Elden Hunsberger, Brian Meester, Charlie Robinson

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