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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.

Obituaries — June 25, 2009

Markham Mr. Glenn E. Markham, age 88, of Rockford went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, June 20, 2009. Surviving are his loving wife of 65 years, Luella “Lu” (Brown) Markham; children, Darayl and Terry Markham of Rockford, … Continue reading

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Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 4610 Belding Rd., Rockford, will ordain and install Jonathan Klein as its associate pastor in a special 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday, July 12. A cookout will follow the service. The community is invited … Continue reading

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Rockford Post Office to close at noon on July 3

Noon set as day’s final mail collection Rockford’s Post Office will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2009, to allow retail employees to spend more time with their families. Noon will be the last collection for mail deposited … Continue reading

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At a recent Rockford Lions Club meeting, Lion Nancee DeVogel was presented with the highest form of recognition by the Lions Clubs’ International Foundation. Receiving a plaque reading, “For Dedicated Humanitarian Service,” DeVogel was named a Melvin Jones Fellow for … Continue reading

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The Hut coming to Rockford

The “bread store” (Butternut Bread discount outlet) in the front of the Rockford Meijer is down and a strip mall is on its way. According to Rockford City Manager Michael Young, the Ten Mile Corridor planning committee has no objections … Continue reading

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