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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.

Team WGRD wins 12U baseball league championship

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Team WGRD The Team WGRD of (front, l-r) Liam Cowen, Patrick Truskowski, Travis Hoving, Nick Buursma, JJ Doman, Ian Bach; (middle) Alex Bolin, Alex Markules, Charlie Riddering, Brett Wildman, Nathaniel Bush; (back) Coach Buursma, Coach Bolin and Coach Markules pulled through a close game and won the 12U Wolverine Baseball League championship with [...]

Post season honors for several Rams lacrosse players

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

  DJ Lubs (#3) chases down a Forest Hills Northeastern player. Lubs was named a high school All American player for the 2009 season. Photo by SUE POUBA       by SUE POUBA The 2009 season was a series of firsts for Rockford’s boys lacrosse season. This year, for the first time since the inception of the boys lacrosse program, the Rams were victorious over both [...]

Rockford Rebels announce Players of the Week

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Brett Nelson   Seth Stephens Brett Nelson and Seth Stephens were recently named Players of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending June 28, 2009. Nelson had a great week offensively by going 5-11 and has displayed a great attitude while working hard all season. Stephens picked up two wins pitching for the week, and was 4-10 [...]

Cub Scouts say ‘thanks’ to Crestwood School

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

A good job done! Pictured are (l–r) Jimmy Helm, Evan Coberly, Jake Carlson, Sean McLellan and Ryan Harrell. The tiger crouched down in the jungle in front of Crestwood Elementary School and watched as the bear and wolf went by. As soon as they passed, he was ready to spring into action. No, wild animals have not escaped the zoo and invaded Rockford. But the Tiger, Wolf, [...]

Classifieds – July 7, 2009

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

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