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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.

Obituaries – June 11, 2009

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Squires  Pauline B. Squires, 87, of Rockford died Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Mrs. Squires was born October 21, 1921, in Rockford, the daughter of Frank and Samantha (Fredericks) Fisk. She was a 1938 graduate of Rockford High School. She then graduated from beauty school and opened her first beauty salon with close friend Gayle Butler in Byron Center. She was a born [...]

$1000 reward in sturgeon poaching

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

ILLEGAL HARVEST Reward offered for information resulting in the arrest and conviction of the pictured individual responsible for the illegal harvest of a sturgeon at the Sixth Street Dam in Grand Rapids. Report any information to the DNR RAP hotline at: [...]

Local man keeps troops S.A.F.E. in Iraq

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

A Rockford man is making a big difference for our soldiers in Iraq. And he doesn’t even carry a weapon. Leslie Wayne Sims, a Master Electrician employed by Stanley Consultants, is serving as a member of Task Force S.A.F.E. The 47-year-old’s daily job is the safety of service members and civilians in Iraq. Task Force S.A.F.E. (Safety Actions for Fire and [...]

Birthdays – June 13-19, 2009

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

  13th   Frank Berris   Andrew Halliday   Willie Schrier   Bunny Voss   Dylis Wilson 14th   Michelle Doane   Betsy Leistner    Rick Maharry 16th   Paula Kruer   Dave Ruehs   Bill Throckmorton   Sharon Zapf                                                17th   Mary Liz Chipman   Alma Madges   Sue Morrow   Shirley [...]
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