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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.

Rockford Rebels announce Player of the Week

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Trent Vander Lende Trent Vander Lende was recently named Player of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending May 3, 2009. Vander Lende was 1-0 as a pitcher and batted 3-7 with two doubles and four runs batted in. He also had five stolen bases for the week. For his efforts, Vander Lende will receive a 10 dollar gift card and a free pizza from [...]

Classifieds – May 14, 2009

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

HELP WANTED Stites Eye Care in Rockford is looking for a personable, outgoing part-time optical assistant to compliment our great team. Drop off resumes to our office at 6840 Northway Drive in Rockford.      b20 _____________________ Job Opportunity in sales. If sales doesn’t make you want to barf, The Cedar Springs Post Newspaper is looking for someone to sell [...]

21st annual Grattan Township Memorial Day Celebration

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

The 21st annual Grattan Township Memorial Day Celebration and Bridge Walk will be held on Monday, May 25. The day will start at 7:00 a.m. with the fireman’s pancake breakfast. A memorial service will take place at Grattan Center cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Following the service is a foot parade across the Seeley Creek bridge and back to the township hall. A flag [...]

Tannery ratifies severance package

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Photo by Christine Bigney WORKERS MEET-—Tannery workers learned what their severance is at a meeting Saturday, May 8 at the American Legion Hall. Tannery ratifies severance package Wolverine tannery employees have received and ratified a severance package. They can remain eligible to become members of the Hardy Pond campground, receive disconts on Wolverine shoes, [...]

Rockford Freshman’s Center Andrea Kay Kacsits: an Example in Excellence

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Andrea Kay Kacsits   Andrea Kay Kacsits, age 15, is the daughter of John and Susan Kacsits and sister to Olivia and Victoria. She is known at her school as a person of many outstanding gifts. Teachers say Andrea is intelligent and articulate, but also physically gifted and a talented athlete. Her greatest strengths, however, are rooted in her spirit, attitude and heart. [...]
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