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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.

Gift to Children With Hairloss

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

GIVING FROM THE HEART-Seven-and-a-half year old, Morgan Kraus wanted to do something kind for other children not as fortunate as herself. She recently had her hair cut at Accent Hair Salon in Rockford and donated it to the Children With Hairloss organization. Morgan is a student at Lakes Elementary and the daughter of Brian and Dana [...]

Krause Memorial Library says good-bye to staff member

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

A FOND FAREWELL—The library staff wore black to show they were in mourning of Pat Rosloniec’s (second from right) departure. The staff at the Krause Memorial Library all wore black in honor of Patricia Rosloniec’s last day on Friday, May 15. Pat has worked at the KDL library for 11 years, part of which has been as the circulation manager. Rosloniec has [...]

Algoma Township dedicates memorial park

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Photos by Judy Reed. by JUDY REED The old Swedish Baptist church was remembered Monday, when Algoma Township, in conjunction with the Algoma Township Historical Society, dedicated a memorial park where the church once stood. The park, located on Grange Avenue, south of 13 Mile, is at the Algoma Township Cemetery, across from the current Algoma Baptist Church. The bell [...]

Rockford takes second in World Odyssey

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

TOP OF THE WORLD—The North Rockford Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team took second place in their division, topped by a Singapore team by five points. Teams have returned from their trek to Iowa May 27-30, 2009. Making the trip with the five Rockford representative teams, were 850 other teams, from the United States, and over 13 countries. Rockford placed the [...]

Horse shooting investigated

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Kent County Sheriff Department is currently investigating an incident were a horse was shot and killed.  The incident occurred on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 in the 800 block of Buth Dr NE, which is in Plainfield Township. The Sheriff’s Department is searching for anyone who may have heard gunshots or seen suspicious subject(s) in the area of Buth Drive on May [...]
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