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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.

Church Message – June 4, 2009

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Learn to be content by LAURIE TENHAVE-CHAPMAN First Congregational Church of Rockford   Recently, I was shocked and a bit gleeful to see that the warning “Service Engine Soon” was no longer shining out at me from the control panel of my car. Nearly two years ago, this message lit up in red and I panicked at what ill had befallen my car. It was simply my [...]

Engagements – June 4, 2009

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  Janelle Frances Mead and Dennis Dale Bradley. Mead-Bradley The marriage of Janelle Frances Mead and Dennis Dale Bradley will be celebrated on June 20, 2009, at Jordan Chapel in Cedar Springs, Michigan. The bride-to-be of Cedar Springs is a 2007 home school graduate and employed by Independent Bank in Sparta. Janelle is the daughter of Jay and Karen Mead of Cedar [...]

Quinn graduates Air Force basic training

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Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer P. Quinn Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer P. Quinn graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. [...]

Letters to the Editor – June 4, 2009

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What’s wrong with this picture? Dear Editor On May 25 I heard a small plane overhead as I was in my front yard. I looked up and the plane was towing a banner behind it. It circled the City several times, as the parade was forming. The banner was advertising Fox Motor sales in Grand Rapids. I am under the impression this dealership is owned by a member of the DeVos [...]

Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend slated for June 13-14

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The Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that Summer Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for June 13-14. On that weekend, everyone -residents and non-residents alike-can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations apply. Michigan has celebrated Free Fishing Weekend annually since 1986 as a way to promote natural resources awareness. With more [...]
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