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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.

Wolverine World Wide to win award

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. will be honored with the Excellence in Lifestyle Branding Award at the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s (AAFA) 31st annual American Image Awards to be held on May 12, 2009 in New York City. Blake W. Krueger, the Company’s CEO and President, will accept the award, which recognizes Wolverine’s success in building [...]

Rockford Register — May 7, 2009

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Thursday, May 7 Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting-7 p.m. at the Community Cabin. Hosts Kirsten Carlson Farmer and David Carlson will speak about the Hunter Carlson family history. Meeting is free and open to the public. Friday, May 8 Spaghetti Dinner-5 to 7 p.m. at the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 3946, corner of 13 Mile Road and Summit. Enjoy spaghetti with meat [...]

Grattan Academy Elementary hosts Scholastic book fair

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

BOOK FAIR FUN—. Pictured are Jacob Daigneault, Carolina Zook and Anna-Maria Zook. Grattan Academy Elementary students enjoy the Build-A-Book activity during Friday Night of the school hosted Scholastic Book Fair on April 24    WORKING TOGETHER—Pictured clockwise are Hallie Greenop, Miller Antcliff, Jacob Daigneault, Anna-Maria Zook, Carolina Zook, Mary Ricards and [...]

Sparta’s discount (gourmet) grocery

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

BARGAINS GALORE—Roger Anderson with his daughter Bethany, 15, show off some of the gourmet products the store sells at deliciously low prices. It’s like G.B. Russo’s without the pricing. It’s a treasure hunt. The food pantries are cheaper (free) but no one else offers prices this low. Andy’s Discount  Grocery has been at 572 S. State Street in [...]

Hahn receives awards at Hope

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Cara Hahn, a Hope College senior from Rockford, received the Laszlo Tokes Award and the Wall Street Journal Award during the annual honors convocation on Thursday, April 23, 2009. The Laszlo Tokes Award is a cash award given to two rising seniors for writing the best essays addressing a current issue or world situation from a Christian perspective. Laszlo Tokes, in whose [...]
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