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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.

RHS Centennial Class of ’84 opens time capsule

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School class of 1984 time capsule is unearthed on Thursday, June 25, 2009. Notice the engraved marble headstone. Photo by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Once in a while a newsworthy event happens in Rockford that isn’t a carbon copy of the exact same thing the year before. The following is our coverage of just such a story. The seeds [...]

How a village was built

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

CANNONSBURG'S KING—Don Kurylowicz sits on the back of Ralph the Moose, the newest addition to the eclectic community of Cannonsburg. The 25-year story of Honeycreek Inn and Cannonsburg “There were two wars going on. There was an oil embargo. We were in a recession. Our president had just resigned and a new one was coming on board,” said Don Kurylowicz of [...]

Students attend Life Leadership three-day conference

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

This year's Rockford students selected to attend the Life Leadership conference are (back, l–r) Ryan Romain, Stephen May, Brandon Roberts, Drake Veitenheimer; (front) Marissa Saladin, Lindsey Blodgett, Margaret Smiley, Alison Prus and Kelsey Schwiebert, along with (far right) Rotarian Rick Ehinger. The three-day conference is designed to build on the students’ [...]

Rockford Register – July 2, 2009

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Saturday, July 4 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 Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers and plants. 3rd Annual Children’s Bike Parade-2 p.m. along the White Pine Trail from South Squires Street parking lot to Squires Street Square [...]
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