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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.

Varsity softball team defeats Jenison 2-0 on senior night

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Celebrating a senior-night win is (l–r) Alex Fulbright, Coach Casey Dunham, Sadie Jensen, Taylor Sergent, Assistant Coach Ralph Munger, and Carly Shutich. It was the same old story for the Rockford Rams varsity softball team Monday afternoon, May 11, as they once again defeated the Jenison Wildcats by the score of 2-0. This time, the Rams got it done in the standard [...]

Ram rugby heads to Division III state championship game

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Heading to the state championships is Rockford’s rugby team of (front, l–r) Marcus Flemming, Connor Smith, Jordan Loader, Matt Kuehl, Brady Gent, John Milewski, Max Macqueen, Aaron Plambeck, Logan Vermeer, Eric Pastula, Ryan Sciamanna; (middle) Adam Bursley, Andrew Barclay, Noah Carriere, Ben DeRyke, Scott Nadeau, Matt Nash, Joe Tennihill, Luke Counterman, Nic [...]

Rockford soccer shuts out East Kentwood in overtime

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Senior midfielder Carlyn Young beats her East Kentwood opponent to the ball. Photo by BRET DOUD Rams get revenge over Grandville by JACKIE HOLLAND-DECKER The Rockford girls soccer team played the OK Red “game of the week” twice last week. The Rams first took on behemoth East Kentwood (EK) Monday night, May 11, in the last game of the regular season, handing [...]

RHS equestrian team now taking sign-ups

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School equestrian team is now signing up members for the 2009-2010 season. Individuals who will be in the ninth to 12th grades this fall are eligible to participate. Please contact Head Coach Sabrina Nyenhuis at (616) 430-8211 or e-mail to sabrina@cnstables.com. The Rockford High School equestrian team is a club sport that promotes horse competition for [...]

WWW donates footwear and apparel

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Wolverine World Wide donates footwear and apparel. HELPING OUT-Understanding that economic realities have severely reduced the average construction workers purchasing power, Rockford-based Wolverine World Wide donated footwear and apparel to the hard working men and women from Pioneer Construction who are currently working on the 38 Commerce and City Parking Ramp project [...]
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