Rockford asked for soldier care package items

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Drive to be held in D&W parking lot Sunday, June 14 Rockford residents are asked to help make the days of soldiers serving our country a little more comfortable.   America’s Transportation Resources (ATR) and its employees will be sponsoring a “Project Soldier Package Drive” to collect items much needed by our soldiers in active […]

Local Bald Eagles

Eagle tending babies.

  Rockford photographer Michelle Wise captured this beautiful image of the local eagles we have been showing to readers the past several weeks. It is amazing for Squire staff to see how quickly the two babies have been growing.

Elderly woman killed in crash

FATAL CRASH-—This SUV struck a Buick

by JUDY REED Margaret and Jerry Yakes were sitting in their family room about 7 p.m. June 3, when they heard an explosion, and then another. It was followed by sirens. What the Yakes heard was the crash at the corner of  Tefft and 13 Mile Road, in Courtland Township, that killed 87-year-old Pauline Squires, […]

Birthday Donation to Locks of Love

Kamryn Roney before.

Kamryn Roney recently turned 6 and for her birthday decided to cut her hair and donate it to Locks of Love. Kamryn just completed kindergarten at Valley View. She had her hair cut by Kara at Xscape in Rockford.

Squire on Spring break

Nick Brouwer.

Nick Brouwer of Comstock Park took advantage of Spring Break to fly to Tucson, Arizona and travel home with his grandparents Mac and Judy Thomas of Rockford. He was found taking a rest to read the Squire after a hike in the Florida Mountains, Rockhound State Park, Demming, New Mexico.