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About Squire News

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.

Win a Playaway audiobook from the library

The Kent District Library (KDL) is celebrating National Audiobook Month in June by giving away Playaway audiobooks. June is National Audiobook Month, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, and KDL encourage everyone to “Get Caught Listening!” Enter to win … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – May 28, 2009

Cheers to the Spears by JEANNE BRIGGS They’re long, green and their tips are packed with fresh flavor. That’s right, it’s asparagus season! Many people view these scrumptious spears as difficult to prepare, and reserve them for special occasions. This … Continue reading

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Classifieds – May 28, 2009

HELP WANTED LOOKING FOR TEAM PLAYERS. Will train. Flexible hours. Write your own paycheck. Call Lew Boersma, Coldwell Banker AJS-Schmidt/Rockford Office, (616) 866-4434.      b23 ______________________ Stites Eye Care in Rockford is looking for a personable, outgoing part-time optical assistant to … Continue reading

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Rockford student-athletes announce college commitments

In the four years since the Rockford High School graduating class of 2009 began their high school athletic career, Rockford has earned 31 OK Red conference championships, 20 district championships, eight state championships and many, many individual all-state achievements. Rockford’s … Continue reading

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Bald Eagles Nesting

Reader Bob Mackie sent in this beautiful shot of the American bald eagles nesting in Rockford. Several other readers have sent in wonderful pictures, but we don’t have room here to print them all. Visit online at rockfordsquire.com to see … Continue reading

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