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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.

Rogue River Artists to hold 5th annual show, sale

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

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, mixed media, pottery, woodcarvings, and jewelry. Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served, and the event will be [...]

Rockford Register – July 16, 2009

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

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 p.m. every Saturday through October 31, in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown [...]

A Message for You – July 16, 2009

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

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 the suffering God can help.” (Letters and Papers from Prison, pp. 360-61, Trans. R.H. [...]

Main Street – by Roger Allen publisher

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

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, but apparently she did not complete her flight across the Pacific Ocean. Frankly, I don’t think [...]

Birthdays – July 18 to 24

July 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

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 [...]
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