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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.

Rockford girls soccer ousted by Portage Central in regional opener

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Captain Kayla Knoll (#18) outplays her Mustang opponent. Photo by BRET DOUD by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER In the Bible, the little shepherd boy David slays the mighty Goliath with nothing but a slingshot and a heap of faith. The Rockford girls soccer team had the faith, but their skills were no match for Portage Central, the top-ranked team in Division I. The Mustangs ended [...]

Softball season ends in district finals

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Third baseman Kristin Phillips is ready for anything. Rockford’s varsity softball team made it to the district finals by defeating Kenowa Hills 14-0 before falling to a spirited Northview team by the score of 4-0 in the finals on Saturday, May 30. Despite a disappointing ending to a season that seemed to end too soon, the Rams will remember numerous exciting [...]

Rockford Raptors tournament champions

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

The undefeated Rockford Raptors 13U baseball team of (front, l–r) Matt DiLeo, David Sokol, Bobby Wilson, Jon Stewart, Kory Young, Brent Showers; (back) Andy Woodruff, Reid Kelley, Josh Neideck, Ryan Jerrils and Andrew Searl bring home the Diamond Classic tournament trophy from Battle Creek. The Rockford Raptors 13U baseball team went undefeated in winning the [...]

Sunny weather, plenty of fun at Classic Car Show

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

UNUSUAL RIDE—The big winner for the day was Jim Grzeszak. He and his wife Joy own this 1933 Ford. The vehicle features a fiberglass body built over the authentic Ford motor by a bodyshop in Danville, Kentucky. Visitors to the second annual Cannon Area Business Association Classic Car Show weren’t disappointed. Sunny skies, music with a DJ and lots of cool old cars [...]

Classifieds – June 11, 2009

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

HELP WANTED CAREER MOVE: Looking for someone who wants to do more than just a sales job. Join the excitement of working for a local weekly hometown newspaper in northern Kent County. Hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Need someone who is creative and organized to join our eight-person company team. Commission means you make your own salary depending on your commitment level. [...]
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